BBOP webinar today, Wednesday, October 12, 2016: France’s new biodiversity law and implications for no net loss of biodiveristy

This is a last minute reminder to reg­is­ter for another inter­est­ing BBOP webi­nar, tak­ing place today, Octo­ber 12. Ophélie Darses, Deputy Bureau Chief of Global Pub­lic Goods from the French Min­istry of Envi­ron­ment, Energy and Sea, and Fabien Quétier from the … Con­tinue read­ing

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

Webinar on Thursday, September 22, 2016: Principles for Achieving Net Gain Biodiversity Outcomes from Development

In this webi­nar, brought to you by IEMA, CIRIA and CIEEM, Julia Baker will out­line and review the best prac­tice prin­ci­ples for UK indus­try to achieve bio­di­ver­sity net gain out­comes from devel­op­ment. It will focus on recent prin­ci­ples, drafted and … Con­tinue read­ing

SHORT INFO: Confronting threats to marine ecosystems through the use of biodiversity offsets

What’s it about in short: infor­ma­tion on marine bio­di­ver­sity off­sets (via a related sym­po­sium and BBOP webi­nar) When was it released: August 18, 2016 By whom: Nicki Shumway More info: Pre­sen­ta­tion by Nicole Shumway, … Con­tinue read­ing

BBOP webinar on Wednesday, August 3, 2016: Avoidance in the implementation of wetland law and policy

There’s another BBOP webi­nar upcom­ing, tomor­row, 3 August. Avoid­ance is meant to be the first and most impor­tant step in the mit­i­ga­tion hier­ar­chy. In prac­tice how­ever, some decision-makers often fail to pri­or­i­tize avoid­ance and min­i­miza­tion efforts prior to off­set­ting, or … Con­tinue read­ing

NEW ARTICLE: Seeking convergence on the key concepts in ‘no net loss’ policy

Author(s): Joseph W. Bull, Ascelin Gor­don, James E. M. Wat­son and Mar­tine Maron Title: Seek­ing con­ver­gence on the key con­cepts in ‘no net loss’ pol­icy Year: 2016 In: Jour­nal of Applied Ecol­ogy, DOI:10.1111/1365–2664.12726. Pub­lished online: 14 July 2016 Pages: 8 pages. Pub­li­ca­tion type: jour­nal … Con­tinue read­ing

SHORT INFO: Think Net Positive! — talk by Kerry ten Kate

What’s it about in short: Kerry ten Kate speaks on When was it released: June 21, 2016 By whom: Kerry ten Kate gives a vibrant talk on net pos­i­tive impact on bio­di­ver­sity and bio­di­ver­sity off­sets as part of the mit­i­ga­tion hier­ar­chy … Con­tinue read­ing

SHORT INFO: new paper joining biodiversity offsets and natural capital

What’s it about in short: New paper join­ing bio­di­ver­sity off­sets and nat­ural cap­i­tal When was it released: July 8, 2016 By whom: Joël Houdet, Fabien Quétier, Helen Ding More info: … Con­tinue read­ing

SHORT INFO: Achieving Conservation and Development: 10 Principles for Applying the Mitigation Hierarchy

What’s it about in short: The Con­ser­vancy has pub­lished 10 Prin­ci­ples for Apply­ing the Mit­i­ga­tion Hier­ar­chy. When was it released: Jan­u­ary 13, 2016 By whom: Mer­ca­dos de Medio Ambi­ente More info: (in Span­ish, see the pdf in Eng­lish here) … Con­tinue read­ing

BBOP webinar on Friday, January 15, 2015: Biodiversity Offsets in Chile: from goals to reality

There’s another BBOP webi­nar upcom­ing, on Jan­u­ary 15. This time the topic is: “Bio­di­ver­sity Off­sets in Chile:  from goals to real­ity”. In this webi­nar, Clau­dia Silva, Con­ser­va­tion Strat­egy Coor­di­na­tor of the Wildlife Con­ser­va­tion Soci­ety — Chile, will exam­ine gaps that need … Con­tinue read­ing