We were very pleased this week to host an audience of onshore wind farm practitioners at our Edinburgh office for a special seminar on new SNH guidance for wind farms on afforested sites.

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As the UK begins the debate on whether to remain with the EU, Richard King considers what a recent EU consultation means for the future of the Birds and Habitats Directives.

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As the deadline for the UK Government’s new Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) passes, our senior consultant Nike Thompson outlines the implications for non-compliance and the benefits of developing an effective Energy Management System (EnMS) within organisations of all sizes.

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The fourth review of the status of birds in the UK, Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, commonly referred to as the UK Birds of Conservation Concern, was published in December.  Principal Ornithologist Jenny Bell considers what its findings could mean for developers and future mitigation requirements.

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Generally speaking, the main reasons for building a wind farm are to meet emissions targets and to reduce our dependence on imported fossil fuels. But did you know that onshore wind farms can have ecological benefits too?

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