SHORT INFO — Open letter to Commissioner Potočnik about biodiversity offsetting

What’s it about in short: let­ter by orga­ni­za­tions and indi­vid­u­als to EU Com­mis­sion on bio­di­ver­sity off­set­ting con­cerns When was it released: Octo­ber 20, 2014 By whom: FERN More info: and … Con­tinue read­ing

SHORT INFO — Biodiversity offsetting: uncertainty and unanswered questions

What’s it about in short: unan­swered ques­tions on the imple­men­ta­tion of bio­di­ver­sity off­sets (in gen­eral and in the UK) When was it released: April 20, 2015 By whom: British Eco­log­i­cal Soci­ety More info: … Con­tinue read­ing

SHORT INFO — Este paisaje también puede ser un banco

What’s it about in short: arti­cle on the intro­duc­tion of habi­tat bank­ing in Spain (in Span­ish) When was it released: April 21, 2015 By whom: Sara Acosta (Cinco Días) More info: … Con­tinue read­ing

SHORT INFO — Banking Nature: will putting a price on nature protect it?

What’s it about in short: Launch of the doc­u­men­tary “Bank­ing Nature” When was it released: June 27, 2015 By whom: FERN More info: and … Con­tinue read­ing

Biotope is hiring a Chief of Project for the implementation of the mitigation hierarchy (based in Conakry, Guinea)

French envi­ron­men­tal con­sul­tancy Biotope is hir­ing a Chief of Project for the imple­men­ta­tion of the mit­i­ga­tion hier­ar­chy in Guinea. Flu­ency in French and Eng­lish is a must. Loca­tion: Conakry, Guinea Time­frame: 4 years, start­ing Sep­tem­ber 2015 clos­ing date for appli­ca­tion: not spec­i­fied … Con­tinue read­ing

What is biodiversity offsetting? simple 5 min-animation explaining the basic principles and functioning

Flora and Fauna Inter­na­tional have pre­pared a short (less than 5 min) ani­ma­tion explain­ing the impact of human con­sump­tion on nature as well as the basic prin­ci­ples and func­tion­ing of bio­di­ver­sity off­sets. The video is sim­ply and nicely illus­trated. To … Con­tinue read­ing

Job offer on biodiversity offsets at University of Queensland, Australia

Thanks to Mar­tine Maron for shar­ing this recent job offer for a post­doc at Uni­ver­sity of Queens­land, Aus­tralia. Post­doc­toral Research Fel­low Posi­tions: National Envi­ron­men­tal Sci­ence Pro­gramme – Threat­ened Species Recov­ery Hub We are seek­ing highly moti­vated Post­doc­toral Research Fel­lows (up to five … Con­tinue read­ing

Biodiversity Offsets are all-around at the 27th International Congress for Conservation Biology ICCB-ECCB 2015

I am at ICCB-ECCB (27th Inter­na­tional Con­gress for Con­ser­va­tion Biol­ogy) in Mont­pel­lier (France) this whole week (I have blogged about this some weeks ago). That’s a tremen­dous gath­er­ing of more than 2000 con­ser­va­tion sci­en­tists and bio­di­ver­sity experts from all over … Con­tinue read­ing