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Newsletter - February 2018

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Society for the Environment Newsletter
Issue #5 | Wednesday 21st February 2018

Updates From the Chair and Chief Executive of the Society
The Society's CEO, Dr Emma Wilcox says; "Over the last couple of months, we have been able to finalise some impressive Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) figures from 2017, we welcomed a new Constituent Body and the plans for World Environment Day 2018 are well underway." Read more in Emma's blog post:
Full Update
The Society's Chair, Professor Will Pope HonFSE CEnv, states; "The start of the year is notoriously busy for many sectors and organisations, and this is also true for the Society for the Environment. But, to add to the usual workload the Society is pushing on with new developments and opportunities." Read more:
Full Update

The Society's Very First Webinar Series Opens for Registration
Following feedback in the Society's recent registrant survey, the Society is producing a short series of webinars - our first ever. These will be very much focused on 'how to' and 'why' become a CEnv or REnvTech. The inaugural webinar is going live of the above date, simply titled "Showcase Your Expertise - How to Become a Chartered Environmentalist". Use the link below to find out more about each webinar and register today to join in. 
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Brexit Bill Causes Four Key Concerns for Environmental Policy Experts
In a briefing to the House of Lords today, representatives of the Environmental Policy Forum (EPF), a network of UK environmental professional bodies and learned societies which promote environmental sustainability (including the Society for the Environment), have outlined four central concerns which must be addressed during this critical examination stage of the EU (Withdrawal) Bill.
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The Society React to DEFRA's 25 Year Environment Plan
The Plan sets out the Government's ambition to "be the first generation to leave the environment in a better state than we found it". The Society's CEO, Dr Emma Wilcox, who attended the launch of the long-awaited 25 Year Environment Plan, welcomed its vision. Plus, our Policy Lead, Dr Tatum Matharu, states that she is eager to work with our constituent bodies and registered environmental professionals to contribute towards any consultation exercises.
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  Latest News From the Society and its Licensed Bodies  
CEnv Blog: "Eye of the Beholder" by Andrew Clark

Renewable energy will last forever, but what about the negative impacts of such sources? Surely these won't outweigh the harmful impacts of fossil fuels?

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Call for Papers: IFM Specialist Conference

The Institute of Fisheries Management is welcoming submissions from a range of topics, including natural capital and sustainable management. 

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HRH Prince Charles HonFSE on the Plastic Challenge

Honorary Fellow of the Society, HRH Prince Charles: the global plastics challenge is "extremely grave and urgent" and collaboration is vital.

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CEnv View: 13 Renewable Energy Records Broken

Ian Byrne CEnv provides his perspective as Britain breaks 13 renewable energy records in 2017. Ian recognises a positive year, but caution is needed.

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Paul Cobbing CEnv Awarded an MBE in Honours List.

Chief Executive Officer of the National Flood Forum, Paul Cobbing CEnv, has been recognised with an MBE for services to flood management risk in the New Year Honours.

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Licensed Body, ICF, has Been Breaking Records in 2017

The Institute of Chartered Foresters promoted a record number of applicants to Professional Member status and awarded more Awards of Excellence than ever.

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  Upcoming Events  
Buildeng Southern Conference

CABE Southern Region is proud to present a comprehensive CPD programme with exhibition on quality and compliance within the building industry. 

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Land Condition Symposium 2018

A one-day technical symposium focusing on knowledge exchange, debate and discussion addressing topical issues at the centre of land condition.

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CIWM Resource Conference & Exhibition Cymru

The flagship resource and waste conference in Wales, featuring high-profile speakers from Government, the waste sector and regulatory bodies.

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CIWEM: Working with Natural Processes

The evidence behind natural flood management. Aiming to manage and reduce flood risk in a more efficient, cost-effective and sustainable way.

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CIEEM Spring Conference: Nature of Buildings

This one-day conference will showcase innovative approaches for effective biodiversity mitigation and enhancement in and on buildings.

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Why Become a Chartered Environmentalist

The perspectives of two current CEnvs who provide give a first hand account of why they took the step to gain professional registration as a CEnv.

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