NEW ARTICLE: The transition from No Net Loss to a Net Gain of biodiversity is far from trivial

Author(s): J.W. Bull and S. Brown­lie Title: The tran­si­tion from No Net Loss to a Net Gain of bio­di­ver­sity is far from triv­ial Year: 2015 In: Oryx, DOI: Pub­lished online: 10 Novem­ber 2015 Pages: 7 pages. Pub­li­ca­tion type: jour­nal arti­cle … Con­tinue read­ing

NEW ARTICLE: The Biodiversity Offsetting Dilemma: Between Economic Rationales and Ecological Dynamics

Author(s):  Coralie Cal­vet, Claude Napoléone and Jean-Michel Salles Title: The Bio­di­ver­sity Off­set­ting Dilemma: Between Eco­nomic Ratio­nales and Eco­log­i­cal Dynam­ics Year: 2015 In:Sus­tain­abil­ity 2015, 7(6), 7357–7378; doi:10.3390/su7067357 Pages: pages 7357–7378. Pub­li­ca­tion type: open access jour­nal arti­cle Lan­guage: Eng­lish Source:–1050/6/6/3400/htm (full … Con­tinue read­ing

Job offer on biodiversity offsets: Principal Consultant at the Biodiversity Consultancy, Cambridge (UK)

The Cam­bridge based envi­ron­men­tal con­sul­tancy The Bio­di­ver­sity con­sul­tancy is look­ing for a Prin­ci­pal Con­sul­tant to join their team. The Bio­di­ver­sity Con­sul­tancy (TBC) works with finan­cial, indus­try, gov­ern­ment and NGO sec­tors in pro­vid­ing con­ser­va­tion sci­ence and envi­ron­men­tal man­age­ment exper­tise to meet the … Con­tinue read­ing

Open skies for the future of BBOP

The past meet­ing of the advi­sory group of the Busi­ness and Bio­di­ver­sity Off­sets Pro­gram (BBOP12) which took place in Barcelona Octo­ber 26–27, 2015 is one of the exam­ples of events that I attended and that are great which I feel … Con­tinue read­ing

Meet the authors of the recent book on ecological compensation in France (Nov 18, 2015 in Paris)

Recently I have men­tioned a book edited by Lev­rel et al on com­pen­sa­tion mea­sures and bio­di­ver­sity off­sets from a French per­spec­tive (see NEW BOOK: Restau­rer la nature pour atténuer les impacts du développe­ment). I just got the infor­ma­tion that next … Con­tinue read­ing

Bio­di­ver­sity man­age­ment and devel­op­ment: chal­lenges, oppor­tu­ni­ties and new directions

Well, as I have men­tioned in my pre­vi­ous post today some­times it’s the more inter­est­ing things that slip through your fin­gers, even with your best inten­tions — or because of them. This was par­tic­u­larly the case for the “Bio­di­ver­sity man­age­ment … Con­tinue read­ing

Conference on Ecological compensation in Sweden (Nov 18, 2015 in Stockholm)

Today I want to share with you some  short infor­ma­tion on a few past and future events you might be inter­ested in. The first one is a con­fer­ence on eco­log­i­cal com­pen­sa­tion in Swe­den, jointly organ­ised by con­sul­tancy Enetjärn Natur and … Con­tinue read­ing

A cross-sector guide for implementing the Mitigation Hierarchy

This new doc­u­ment is mak­ing the rounds and I absolutely want to share CSBI’s Mit­i­ga­tion Hier­ar­chy guide with you. The Cross-Sector Guide for Imple­ment­ing the Mit­i­ga­tion Hier­ar­chy pro­vides prac­ti­cal guid­ance, inno­v­a­tive approaches and exam­ples to sup­port oper­a­tional­iz­ing the mit­i­ga­tion hier­ar­chy effec­tively. … 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

NEW ARTICLE: Land-Development Offset Policies in the Quest for Sustainability: What Can China Learn from Germany?

Author(s): Rong Tan, Rongyu Wang and Thomas Sedlin Title: Land-Development Off­set Poli­cies in the Quest for Sus­tain­abil­ity: What Can China Learn from Ger­many? Year: 2014 In: Sus­tain­abil­ity 2014, 6(6), 3400–3430; doi:10.3390/su6063400 Pages: pages 3400–3430. Pub­li­ca­tion type: open access jour­nal arti­cle Lan­guage: Eng­lish Source:–1050/6/6/3400/htm … Con­tinue read­ing