Worldwide examples of Biodiversity Offsets

This sec­tion focuses on world­wide exam­ples of bio­di­ver­sity off­sets. This includes prat­i­cal expe­ri­ence from around the world. Please get in touch to share your knowl­edge and dis­cuss your expe­ri­ence with bio­di­ver­sity off­sets on the gound (you can com­ment, reg­is­ter or email me and request author rights).

Here is the link to a pre­lim­i­nary list of bio­di­ver­sity off­set cases worldwide:

Screen­ing bio­di­ver­sity off­set cases worldwide_21August2014


No Net Loss and Biodiversity Offsets: documentation from the EcoSummit

As I had promised ear­lier, I am shar­ing with you some impres­sions and pre­sen­ta­tions from our bio­di­ver­sity off­sets ses­sion at the recent Eco­Sum­mit in Mont­pel­lier. After the gen­eral ses­sion descrip­tion and line-up of speak­ers, find below the abstract and pre­sen­ta­tion … Con­tinue read­ing

SHORT INFO: Biodiversity Net Gain is the next big thing, so what’s the business case?

What’s it about in short: CIRIA, the UK’s con­struc­tion indus­try research and infor­ma­tion asso­ci­a­tion joins forces with Bal­four Beatty to tar­get Bio­di­ver­sity Net Gain fol­low­ing ‘best prac­tice prin­ci­ples’ When was it released: Sep­tem­ber, 2016 By whom: CIRIA UK, Julia Baker More info: … Con­tinue read­ing

SHORT INFO: When biodiversity offsetting can benefit nature

What’s it about in short: Giv­ing exam­ples from the UK con­text (Net­work Rail), Julia Baker argues that there are sit­u­a­tions when the frame­work for bio­di­ver­sity off­set­ting can ben­e­fit nature — and help us achieve our 2020 tar­get of halt­ing bio­di­ver­sity loss. … Con­tinue read­ing

SHORT INFO: Sequence ERC dans “Examens environnementaux de l’OCDE : France 2016″

What’s it about in short:  Le 11 juil­let, l’OCDE a présenté à la France ses con­clu­sions et recom­man­da­tions quant à la per­for­mance de notre pays en matière d’environnement. Tous les dix ans, l’OCDE réalise en effet un « exa­men » de la per­for­mance … Con­tinue read­ing

SHORT INFO: Update on New Zealand’s Biodiversity Offsets – from the latest Invercargill Workshop

What’s it about in short: work­shop on bio­di­ver­sity off­sets in New Zealand When was it released: Novem­ber 12, 2015 By whom: Jemma Pene­lope More info:

SHORT INFO: First biodiversity offsetting agreement benefits nationally important wildlife

What’s it about in short: update on the UK’s first for­mal bio­di­ver­sity off­set­ting agree­ment after two years: Bushey Bank, an area of chalk grass­land on the Earth Trust Farm When was it released: Novem­ber 24, 2015 By whom: Earth Trust More info:–11–24/First_biodiversity_offsetting_agreement_benefits_nationally_important_wildlife.aspx … Con­tinue read­ing

NEW ARTICLE: La compensation écologique fonctionnelle : innover pour mieux traiter les impacts résiduels des projets d’aménagements sur la biodiversité

Author(s): QUÉTIER, Fabien ; MOURA, Char­lotte ; MENUT, Thomas ; BOULNOIS, Rénald ; RUFRAY, Xavier Title: La com­pen­sa­tion écologique fonc­tion­nelle : innover pour mieux traiter les impacts résidu­els des pro­jets d’aménagements sur la bio­di­ver­sité Year: 2015 In: La Revue d’IRSTEA. Sci­ences Eaux … 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

Biodiversity offsets prove big business for Indigenous community — a guest post by Alan Key

This is a guest post by Alan Key from Aus­tralian con­sul­tancy Earth­trade. This com­ment is the expres­sion of the author’s thoughts and expe­ri­ences and such is acknowl­edged as a fruit­ful con­tri­bu­tion to the dis­cus­sion on bio­di­ver­sity off­sets. If you want … Con­tinue read­ing

SHORT INFO — Great Victoria Desert Biodiversity Trust launched to offset mining in Western Australia

What’s it about in short: launch of the Great Vic­to­ria Desert Bio­di­ver­sity Trust as part of the off­sets strat­egy for the Trop­i­cana Gold Mine in West­ern Aus­tralia When was it released: Novem­ber 25, 2014 By whom: 360 envi­ron­men­tal More info: … Con­tinue read­ing