New PhD study: “Biodiversity offset markets: current challenges and prospective developments”

A Report on Bio­di­ver­sity Off­set­ting Nice to see another PhD in the bio­di­ver­sity off­sets field – with more analy­ses such as this we will be able to have a bet­ter informed dis­cus­sion! Many thanks Car­los! As the PhD is still “fresh” … Con­tinue read­ing

Biodiversity Offsets need a strong regulatory system! Or voluntary engagement?

Bio­di­ver­sity Off­sets under reg­u­la­tory sys­tems A decade ago off­sets only existed under sev­eral reg­u­la­tory sys­tems e.g. Envi­ron­men­tal Impact Assess­ment, US Wet­land Mit­i­ga­tion, Ger­man Impact Mit­i­ga­tion Reg­u­la­tion and other (see table below for some selected more). The busi­ness case and vol­un­tary … 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

Presentations by Marianne Darbi on Biodiversity Offsets and Impact Mitigation

Here are some pre­sen­ta­tions that I have given since 2008 in the field of bio­di­ver­sity off­sets and impact mit­i­ga­tion. Most of them are Eng­lish, how­ever some of them are Ger­man. And here is also the link to a webi­nar that … Con­tinue read­ing