SHORT INFO: Deberían las organizaciones conservacionistas tratar a la naturaleza como capital natural? — Should conservation organizations treat nature as capital?

What’s it about in short: dis­cus­sion on the role of nature con­ser­va­tion orga­ni­za­tions towards nat­ural cap­i­tal (orig­i­nally writ­ten by Jacob Sal­cone form IUCN Ocea­nia) When was it released: Octo­ber 7, 2015 By whom: Mer­ca­dos de Medio Ambi­ente More info: (in … Con­tinue read­ing

SHORT INFO: Creando redes — Restaurando el Capital Natural

What’s it about in short: New plat­form for the restora­tion of nat­ural cap­i­tal When was it released: — By whom: Adrián Mohmed, Ana Mén­dez, Alberto Fer­nán­dez, San­dro Magro More info: … Con­tinue read­ing

SHORT INFO: What’s next for the EU2020 strategy to protect biodiversity?

What’s it about in short: The author men­tions tar­gets for the remain­ing five years towards the EU2020 strat­egy. When was it released: Octo­ber 16, 2015 By whom: Sanya Khetani-Shah More info: … Con­tinue read­ing

SHORT INFO: Mid-term review of the EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2020

What’s it about in short: The mid-term review of the EU Bio­di­ver­sity Strat­egy to 2020 describes progress made in imple­ment­ing the actions and achiev­ing the tar­gets set out in the strat­egy adopted in 2011. The report demon­strates that action on the … Con­tinue read­ing

Offsetting biodiversity losses — a guest post by Marie Brown

This is a guest post on behalf of Marie Brown, Senior Pol­icy Ana­lyst for Envi­ron­men­tal Defense Soci­ety (EDS), spe­cial­iz­ing in bio­di­ver­sity pol­icy. The text by Veronika Meduna (from Radio New Zealand National) was based on a radio inter­view with Marie … Con­tinue read­ing

NEW BOOK: Vanishing Nature: facing New Zealand’s biodiversity crisis

Author(s): Marie A Brown, R T Theo Stephens, Raewyn Peart and Bevis Fed­der Title: Van­ish­ing Nature: fac­ing New Zealand’s bio­di­ver­sity cri­sis Year: 2015 In: pub­lished by Envi­ron­men­tal Defence Soci­ety, New Zealand Pages: ~200 pages Pub­li­ca­tion type: book Lan­guage: Eng­lish Source: Addi­tional infor­ma­tion … Con­tinue read­ing

NEW ARTICLE: Biodiversity offsetting and conservation: reframing nature to save it

Author(s): Evan­gelia Apos­tolopoulou and William M. Adams Title: Bio­di­ver­sity off­set­ting and con­ser­va­tion: refram­ing nature to save it Year: 2015 In: Oryx, Pub­lished online: 06 Octo­ber 2015 Pages: 9 pages Pub­li­ca­tion type: jour­nal arti­cle Lan­guage: Eng­lish Source: … Con­tinue read­ing

SHORT INFO: New environmental offsets framework in Queensland

What’s it about in short: On 1 July 2014, the new envi­ron­men­tal off­sets frame­work was intro­duced in Queens­land, Aus­tralia. When was it released: April 16, 2015 By whom: Cop­per Grace Ward Lawyers More info: … Con­tinue read­ing

SHORT INFO: The battle of Lodge Hill (part 8) — good news to end your week

What’s it about in short: con­tro­versy on the poten­tial off­set site of Lodge Hill (Kent, UK) When was it released: Feb­ru­ary 13, 2015 By whom: Mar­tin Harper, RSPB More info: … Con­tinue read­ing

SHORT INFO: More financing for natural capital projects

What’s it about in short: Euro­pean Com­mis­sion launches Nat­ural Cap­i­tal Financ­ing Facil­ity When was it released: May 31, 2015 By whom: Euro­pean Com­mis­sion More info: … Con­tinue read­ing