BBOP webinar today, May 18, 2015: The Cross Sector Biodiversity Initiative Mitigation Hierarchy Guide

Today is another BBOP webi­nar being held. This time the topic is: “The Cross Sec­tor Bio­di­ver­sity Ini­tia­tive Mit­i­ga­tion Hier­ar­chy Guide”. Mark John­ston (the cur­rent Chair of CSBI) will present the cur­rent work plan and activ­i­ties of CSBI and pro­vide details on the … Con­tinue read­ing

Biodiversity Offsetting in Transnational Governance — new paper by Jerneja Penca

Jerneja Penca has pub­lished a new paper enti­tled “Bio­di­ver­sity Off­set­ting in Transna­tional Gov­er­nance” in Review of Euro­pean, Com­par­a­tive & Inter­na­tional Envi­ron­men­tal Law (Vol­ume 24, Issue 1, pages 93–102, April 2015. You can read the full arti­cle on the Jour­nal web­site … Con­tinue read­ing

BBOP webinar this Thursday, April 9, 2015: Biodiversity Offsetting Practice — Western Sydney, Australia

There’s another BBOP webi­nar upcom­ing in two days time from now, i.e. Thurs­day (or Wednes­day evening for the US and related time zones). This time the topic is: “Bio­di­ver­sity Off­set­ting Prac­tice — West­ern Syd­ney, Aus­tralia”. Tom Grosskopf and Derek Steller from … Con­tinue read­ing

BBOP webinar this Friday, March 26, 2015: A National Biodiversity Offset Scheme for Liberia’s Mining Sector

I know, it’s a bit short notice, but there is another BBOP webi­nar being held this Fri­day. This time the topic is: “A National Bio­di­ver­sity Off­set Scheme for Liberia’s Min­ing Sec­tor”. Sally John­son, Con­sul­tant, and lead author of a recent World … Con­tinue read­ing

New report examines Biodiversity Offsets Case Study from Madagascar

Amrei von Hase, Andrew Cooke, Aris­tide Andri­a­narim­isa, Riv­olala Andri­amparany, Vanessa Mass, Robin Mitchell and Kerry ten Kate Have pub­lished a new report on the BBOP Ambat­ovy min­ing case study in Mada­gas­car enti­tled “Work­ing Towards No Net Loss and Beyond. Ambat­ovy, … Con­tinue read­ing

BBOP webinar TODAY, Thursday, December 4, 2014: Moving targets and comparing offset methodologies

I know, it’s a bit short notice, but there is another BBOP webi­nar being held in an hour’s time from now. This week the Busi­ness and Bio­di­ver­sity Off­sets Pro­gramme has announced its next BBOP webi­nar as This time the topic is: … Con­tinue read­ing

Today’s BBOP webinar postponed to December 10, 2014!

Today’s BBOP webi­nar on bio­di­ver­sity off­sets in the Ambat­ovy min­ing project in in Mada­gas­car was post­poned on short notice due to tech­ni­cal prob­lems! This coin­ci­dence is maybe not too bad (a new date and time have already been sched­uled) as … Con­tinue read­ing

BBOP webinar on Wednesday, November 26, 2014: Biodiversity offsets in the Ambatovy mining project in in Madagascar

This week the Busi­ness and Bio­di­ver­sity Off­sets Pro­gramme has announced its next BBOP webi­nar as part of the BBOP com­mu­nity of prac­tice (all pre­vi­ous webi­nars are archived there if you want to lis­ten to them later). This time the focus is … Con­tinue read­ing

BBOP webinar on Monday, October 20, 2014: WWF Colombia work on the Pasto-Mocoa road project

This week the Busi­ness and Bio­di­ver­sity Off­sets Pro­gramme has announced its next BBOP webi­nar as part of the BBOP com­mu­nity of prac­tice (all pre­vi­ous webi­nars are archived there if you want to lis­ten to them later). This time the focus is … Con­tinue read­ing

To B(e)BOP or not to be BOB? – Do we need a Biodiversity Offset Blog besides the Business and Biodiversity Offset Program?

Admit­tedly, I did exag­ger­ate a bit with the play on words in the title of the post and the pathos of the words unveils more sar­casm than an hon­est ques­tion. But as long as this blog exists I have felt … Con­tinue read­ing