Cabot Institute (7 May 2015). ‘Climate change denial in public discourse may encourage climate scientists to over-emphasise scientific uncertainty and is also affecting how they themselves speak – and perhaps even think – about their own research, a new study from the University of Bristol, UK argues. Professor Stephan Lewandowsky, from Bristol’s School of Experimental Psychology and […]

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May 2015 Topics, EEA  ‘The majority of habitats and species in Europe have an unfavourable conservation status despite significant improvements for many species in recent years, according to a new technical report published by the European Environment Agency (EEA) today. The report presents the most comprehensive European overview on the conservation status and trends of […]

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Project Inshore: Small, coastal fishing boats, or the ‘Inshore Fleet’, make up nearly three quarters of England’s fishing fleet. The rich array of seafood they serve up also presents unique scientific challenges for fishery managers. Relatively small landings per vessel, with varying market demand from one day to the next, make it hard to attract […]

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Defra appoints Rear Admiral Tom Karsten as new Chief Executive of Cefas. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-chief-executive-of-cefas-appointed  Nick Owen – SAMS    The Oban-based Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) announces that Professor Nicholas Owens will be its new Director from 1st September. Professor Owens succeeds Professor Laurence Mee, who died suddenly in August 2014. To read more go to: […]

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