Category Archives: graduate placement

Future planning: designing places in a climate emergency

As urban areas grow and the realities of the climate emergency become clearer, there is a need to look at the way we design and build the places where we live and work. Today, Abi Gardner, a graduate placement working with … Continue reading

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Mapping our species-rich grasslands

According to UK charity Plantlife, Britain has lost 97% of its species-rich grassland in less than a century. Hundreds of plants, fungi and invertebrate species rely on these important habitats – which in turn support healthy populations of birds and … Continue reading

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Great skua behaviour and Fair Isle’s lifeline

Fair Isle is Britain’s most remote inhabited island, 38 km from the next nearest island and 125 km from the northernmost tip of the UK mainland. A boat runs from the island but most visitors and most of the 60 … Continue reading

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Meet our 2016/17 graduate placements

Kerrie Craig, graduate placement in the Planning and Renewables unit introduces us to the SNH Graduate Placements 2016/2017. The outgoing President Barack Obama famously said of young people that “they are the first generation to feel the impact of climate change and … Continue reading

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Reflections on an SNH graduate placement

From cuddling pufflings to fieldwork up a mountain in gale-force winds, Natalie Cozzolino, one of our six graduate placements from 2015-2016, recalls her varied year with SNH. Last summer I was one of the lucky six to be selected for … Continue reading

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