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BUG teams up with ZSL to promote fish conservation in the tidal Thames

BUG teams up with ZSL to promote fish conservation in the tidal Thames

The Zoological Society of London recently published new guidance documentation entitled “Conservation of Tidal Thames Fish through the Planning Process”. The guidance is the result of an on-going project, mainly focusing on smelt, which BUG is delighted to be a partner on – providing expert advice and support, particularly in relation to larval and juvenile fish identification.

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Successful summer fieldwork season draws to a close

Successful summer fieldwork season draws to a close

A successful 2016 summer fieldwork season for BUG drew to a close at the end of September, culminating in successful fish surveys at the Blashford Lakes in Hampshire and a series of electric fishing surveys throughout a number of streams in the New Forest.

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BUG’s Andy Harrison talks eels in The Conversation

BUG’s Andy Harrison talks eels in The Conversation

BUG’s Dr Andy Harrison talks eels in a short article for The Conversation. In the wake of new research on the spawning migration of the European eel, conducted as part of the Europe-wide EELIAD project and just published in Science Advances, Andy discusses the mysterious life cycle of the eel and the importance of this new information for conservation.

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BUG publishes new research in ICES Journal of Marine Science

BUG publishes new research in ICES Journal of Marine Science

In 2015 BUG was commissioned by Natural England to investigate the physiological and behavioural impacts of catch-and-release angling on black bream. Working in collaboration with Carleton University, Canada, the findings of the project have now been published in ICES Journal of Marine Science

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BU achieves EcoCampus Platinum and ISO14001 awards

BU achieves EcoCampus Platinum and ISO14001 awards

BU is delighted to achieve the EcoCampus Platinum and ISO14001 certification. This is the highest accolade we can achieve which demonstrate excellence in sustainability, and BU is one of only 15 universities with this dual certification.

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New BUG website launched

New BUG website launched

We are delighted to launch our new website; showcasing BUG’s capabilities, expertise and services. Why not have a look around the site and get in touch to let us know what you think, or to inquire about what services BUG can offer your organisation?

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