Biodiversity Offsets Blog reloaded: offsets, biodiversity, science-policy interfaces and a dodo from time to time

The past year has been an excit­ing one for me: tying together all the loose ends, final­iz­ing my PhD the­sis and look­ing for new endeav­ors and oppor­tu­ni­ties… Most impor­tantly, after more than ten years at the Leib­niz Insti­tute of Eco­log­i­cal … Con­tinue read­ing

Biodiversity Offsets Blog wishes you a HAPPY NEW YEAR 2016!

Wow, can’t believe it’s been a month I haven’t been blog­ging! I took a cou­ple of weeks off from every­thing pro­fes­sional and spent some cosy time around Christ­mas with my fam­ily. It wasn’t actu­ally planned, but obvi­ously I really needed … Con­tinue read­ing

Happy Birthday, Biodiversity Offsets Blog!

An incred­i­ble first year with the Bio­di­ver­sity Off­sets Blog has passed — time to say THANK YOU for your sup­port and inter­est! I have met (in per­son and vir­tu­ally) so many inter­est­ing peo­ple and learned about many inter­est­ing aspects of … Con­tinue read­ing

Do you think it is pos­si­ble to mea­sure the suc­cess of bio­di­ver­sity offsets? — I need your opinion, please!

Many thanks to all, who have responded to the cur­rent poll so far (77)! As with the last poll, I would like to close it once 100 par­tic­i­pants have been reached. So, please, if you have not yet taken the … Con­tinue read­ing

Biodiversity Offsets Blog on Cow Burps — A UK-based environmental economics blog

The Bio­di­ver­sity Off­sets Blog is mak­ing the rounds — thanks to the team at Cow Burps for shar­ing a link and some infor­ma­tion on the Bio­di­ver­sity Off­sets Blog today in a blog post. Read more here. Read more about Cow … Con­tinue read­ing

New Poll: Do you think it is pos­si­ble to mea­sure the suc­cess of bio­di­ver­sity offsets?

As I have recently  sug­gested, I am launch­ing a new poll on the Bio­di­ver­sity Off­sets Blog. Thanks to all who have con­tributed to shap­ing this in the related LinkedIn dis­cus­sion. As a result the OUTCOME or SUCCESS of bio­di­ver­sity off­sets have … 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