Sea Scotland 2017 Sustainable Development of Scotland’s Seas Securing Progress in Uncertain Times 21st June, Discovery Point, Dundee – Conference website: http://www.seascotland.scot/ Conference Overview ‘Recognising the uncertainty regarding management of marine resources following the UK’s vote to leave the EU, the Sea Scotland 2017 conference aimed to provide a platform for stakeholders to discuss the […]

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Two articles:  1. Omitting the Precautionary principle & the polluter pays from the European Withdrawal Bill (EUWB)   Guardian: ‘UK withdrawal bill ‘rips the heart out of environmental law’, say campaigners. New bill omits key ‘precautionary’ principle requiring developers and industry to prove actions will not harm wildlife or habitats as well as the ‘polluter pays’ […]

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CIWEM has combined with other environmental professional bodies to express views on the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill. The briefing has been produced collaboratively by CIWEM, the Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES), the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM), the chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM), the Society for the Environment and the Institute […]

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