Comparing biodiversity offset methodologies — new paper by Bull

Joe Bull has  pub­lished a new paper enti­tled “Com­par­ing bio­di­ver­sity off­set method­olo­gies. Diver­gence in secur­ing ‘no net loss’” in Deci­sion Point (No 85, Feb­ru­ary 2015). You can read the full arti­cle on the Jour­nal web­site (open access). For more infor­ma­tion … Con­tinue read­ing

The potential for biodiversity offsetting to fund effective invasive species control — new paper by Norton and Warburton

David A. Nor­ton and Bruce War­bur­ton have pub­lished a new paper enti­tled “The poten­tial for bio­di­ver­sity off­set­ting to fund effec­tive inva­sive species con­trol” in Con­ser­va­tion Biol­ogy (Vol­ume 29, Issue 1, pages 5–11, Feb­ru­ary 2015). Read more on the Jour­nal web­site … Con­tinue read­ing

The development of the Australian environmental offsets policy: from theory to practice — new paper by Miller et al

KATHERINE L. MILLER, JAMES A. TREZISE, STEFAN KRAUS, KIMBERLEY DRIPPS, MEGAN C. EVANS, PHILIP GIBBONS, HUGH P. POSSINGHAM and MARTINE MARON have pub­lished a new paper enti­tled “The devel­op­ment of the Aus­tralian envi­ron­men­tal off­sets pol­icy: from the­ory to prac­tice” in Envi­ron­men­tal Con­ser­va­tion (2015). Read more on the Jour­nal … Con­tinue read­ing

Case studies of biodiversity offsetting: voices from the ground — a critical briefing note from Friends of the Earth

Friends of the Earth rep­re­sent some of the strongest crit­ics to Bio­di­ver­sity Off­sets both as a con­cept and in prac­tice. They have pre­pared a short brief­ing note enti­tled “Case stud­ies of bio­di­ver­sity off­set­ting: voices from the ground” includ­ing a crit­i­cal … Con­tinue read­ing

Example for a Biodiversity Offset Strategy by BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance

Jointly owned with Mit­subishi Devel­op­ment Pty Ltd, BHP Bil­li­ton Mit­subishi Alliance (BMA) is Australia’s largest coal miner and exporter, and the world’s largest sup­plier to the sea borne cok­ing coal mar­ket. BMA’s mines are located in the coal rich Bowen … Con­tinue read­ing

Who should value nature — new report by Dario Kenner

Dario Ken­ner (Why Green Econ­omy?) has pub­lished a new report enti­tled “Who should value nature? Sus­tain­able busi­ness ini­tia­tive — out­side insights”. You can access the report online and find a pdf fol­low­ing: Kenner_2014_Who-should-value-nature. For more infor­ma­tion please see the related … Con­tinue read­ing

New report examines Biodiversity Offsets Case Study from Madagascar

Amrei von Hase, Andrew Cooke, Aris­tide Andri­a­narim­isa, Riv­olala Andri­amparany, Vanessa Mass, Robin Mitchell and Kerry ten Kate Have pub­lished a new report on the BBOP Ambat­ovy min­ing case study in Mada­gas­car enti­tled “Work­ing Towards No Net Loss and Beyond. Ambat­ovy, … Con­tinue read­ing

Biodiversity offset markets: What are they really? An empirical approach to wetland mitigation banking — new paper by Vaissière and Levrel

Anne-Charlotte Vais­sière and Harol Lev­rel have pub­lished a new paper enti­tled “Bio­di­ver­sity off­set mar­kets: What are they really? An empir­i­cal approach to wet­land mit­i­ga­tion bank­ing” in Eco­log­i­cal Eco­nom­ics (Vol­ume 110, Feb­ru­ary 2015, Pages 81–88). Read more on the Jour­nal web­site … Con­tinue read­ing

Worldwide on-the-ground examples of Biodiversity Offsets — Koala Offset in South East Queensland

I am very happy to announce our first on-the ground bio­di­ver­sity off­set exam­ple that is the result of some intense work and exchange. It describes a species off­set for the Koala in Queens­land (Aus­tralia). While we have devel­oped the struc­ture … Con­tinue read­ing