SHORT INFO: Biodiversity offsets — a balancing act

What’s it about in short: Steve Edwards of IUCN’s Busi­ness and Bio­di­ver­sity Pro­gramme explains how gov­ern­ment and busi­ness are look­ing at ways to com­pen­sate for the impacts of devel­op­ment on bio­di­ver­sity. When was it released: Jan­u­ary 15, 2015 By whom: IUCN More … Con­tinue read­ing

NEW ARTICLE: Re-mining the collections: From bioprospecting to biodiversity offsetting in Madagascar

Author(s): Ben­jamin D. Neimark, Bradley Wil­son Title: Re-mining the col­lec­tions: From bio­prospect­ing to bio­di­ver­sity off­set­ting in Mada­gas­car Year: 2015 In: Geo­fo­rum Vol­ume 66, Novem­ber 2015 Pages: pages 1–10. Pub­li­ca­tion type: jour­nal arti­cle Lan­guage: Eng­lish Source: … Con­tinue read­ing

SHORT INFO: The pros and cons of biodiversity offsets

What’s it about in short: arti­cle based on an inter­view with Ariel Brun­ner (BirdLife Europe) on the pros and cons of bio­di­ver­sity off­sets When was it released: Sep­tem­ber 7, 2015 By whom: IUCN More info: … Con­tinue read­ing

SHORT INFO: 10 términos esenciales para los CEO en materia de capital natural y sostenibilidad

What’s it about in short: ter­mi­nol­ogy of nat­ural cap­i­tal and sus­tain­abil­ity — 10 essen­tial terms for CEOs When was it released: Octo­ber 22, 2015 By whom: Mer­ca­dos de Medio Ambi­ente More info: (in Span­ish, see the info­graphic in Eng­lish) … Con­tinue read­ing

SHORT INFO: Projeto de Aprimoramento do Marco Regulatório da Compensação Ambiental Federal no Brasil

What’s it about in short: enhance­ment project of envi­ron­men­tal com­pen­sa­tion in Brazil — Com­pen­sação Ambi­en­tal (estab­lished by law 9.985/2000, SNUC-Act) (by The Nature Con­ser­vancy and part­ners) When was it released: July 15, 2015 By whom: Maria Camila Cozzi Pires de Oliveira … Con­tinue read­ing

Wetlands Policy and Biodiversity Offsetting Workshop on October 26, 2015 by Ontario Nature (Canada)

Here’s some last minute infor­ma­tion on a work­shop held by Ontario Nature on wet­lands and bio­di­ver­sity off­sets. the work­shop will focus on pol­icy gaps and options in light of the Province’s pro­posed devel­op­ment of a Strate­gic Plan for Ontario Wet­lands. … Con­tinue read­ing

SHORT INFO: Så har Enetjärn Natur arbetat med att utveckla verktyget Ekologisk kompensation

What’s it about in short: overview of Swedish con­sul­tancy Enetjärn Natur on their recent work on eco­log­i­cal com­pen­sa­tion (ekol­o­gisk kom­pen­sa­tion, in Swedish) When was it released: Octo­ber 22, 2015 By whom: Enetjärn Natur More info: (in Swedish) … Con­tinue read­ing

NEW BOOK: Protecting the Environment, Privately — including mining offsets in NSW

Editor(s): Jef­frey Ben­nett Title: Pro­tect­ing the Envi­ron­ment, Pri­vately Year: 2015 Pages: 380 pages Pub­li­ca­tion type: book Lan­guage: Eng­lish Source: Chap­ter 15 of this book is ded­i­cated to bio­di­ver­sity off­sets in min­ing in Aus­tralia: Robert Gille­spie (2015) Min­ing Off­sets in NSW. Pro­tect­ing the Envi­ron­ment, … Con­tinue read­ing

SHORT INFO: Valuing the services of nature and why it is so important for business

What’s it about in short: LinkedIn Post on the val­u­a­tion of ecosys­tem ser­vices and nat­ural cap­i­tal (busi­ness case) When was it released: Octo­ber 15, 2015 By whom: Pankaj Arora More info: … Con­tinue read­ing

SHORT INFO: La Mirada de Mercados de Medio Ambiente — no. 3 of the newsletter

What’s it about in short: no. 3 of the newslet­ter of Mer­ca­dos de Medio Ambi­ente (includ­ing arti­cles on nat­ural cap­i­tal, bio­di­ver­sity and sus­tain­abil­ity) When was it released: July — Sep­tem­ber, 2015 By whom: Mer­ca­dos de Medio Ambi­ente More info: … Con­tinue read­ing