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

“Natural Capital: valuing our planet” — new book by Dieter Helm

Pro­fes­sor Dieter Helm, Chair­man of the Nat­ural Cap­i­tal Com­mit­tee, has released ‘Nat­ural Cap­i­tal – valu­ing our planet’, a book pub­lished by Yale Uni­ver­sity Press and fol­low­ing closely the rec­om­men­da­tions of the Nat­ural Cap­i­tal Com­mit­tee in its recent report to the … Con­tinue read­ing

Local emergence and international developments of conservation trading systems: innovation dynamics and related problems — new article by Mann and Simons

Carsten Mann and Arno Simons have pub­lished a new paper enti­tled “Local emer­gence and inter­na­tional devel­op­ments of con­ser­va­tion trad­ing sys­tems: inno­va­tion dynam­ics and related prob­lems” in Envi­ron­men­tal Con­ser­va­tion (2014). You can read the full arti­cle on the Jour­nal web­site (pay-walled). For more … Con­tinue read­ing

Why did the concept of Biodiversity Offsets become so popular?

“Bio­di­ver­sity” is a buzz­word (and “Bio­di­ver­sity Off­set” is becom­ing one) One rea­son for the pop­u­lar­ity of bio­di­ver­sity off­sets is inher­ent to the term itself: “bio­di­ver­sity” is prob­a­bly one of the most promi­nent buzz­words of the 21st cen­tury (after “sus­tain­abil­ity” at the … Con­tinue read­ing

Comparing biodiversity offset calculation methods with a case study in Uzbekistan — new paper by Bull et al

New paper on bio­di­ver­sity off­sets in Bio­log­i­cal Con­ser­va­tion A new paper has been pub­lished by J. W. Bull, E. J. Milner-Gulland, K. B. Sut­tle and N. J. Singh in Bio­log­i­cal Con­ser­va­tion (Vol­ume 178, Octo­ber 2014, Pages 2–10): “Com­par­ing bio­di­ver­sity off­set … Con­tinue read­ing