No Net Loss and Biodiversity Offsets: documentation from the EcoSummit

As I had promised earlier, I am sharing with you some impressions and presentations from our biodiversity offsets session at the recent EcoSummit in Montpellier. After the general session description and line-up of speakers, find below the abstract and presentation … Continue reading

SHORT INFO: Confronting threats to marine ecosystems through the use of biodiversity offsets

What’s it about in short: information on marine biodiversity offsets (via a related symposium and BBOP webinar) When was it released: August 18, 2016 By whom: Nicki Shumway More info: Presentation by Nicole Shumway, … Continue reading

PhD on environmental compensation for aquatic ecosystems by Anne-Charlotte Vaissière available online: Le recours au principe de compensation écologique dans les politiques publiques en faveur de la biodiversité : enjeux organisationnels et institutionnels : cas des écosystèmes aquatiques marins et continentaux

Another PhD in the field of environmental compensation and biodiversity offsets is available online. Congratulations to Anne-Charlotte Vaissière who successfully completed her thesis at Université de Bretagne Occidentale (France). The thesis is in French, entitled “Le recours au principe de … Continue reading

Marine and terrestrial biodiversity offsets: so close and yet so far away – a comment by Céline Jacob

This is a guest post by Céline Jacob, PhD Student on Marine and Coastal Biodiversity Offsets at CREOCEAN – Center for Functional and Evolutionary Ecology in Montpellier (France). This comment is the expression of the author’s thoughts and experiences and … Continue reading

Biodiversity Offsets Newsweek, September 29-October 5, 2014

About the Biodiversity Offsets Newsweek If you are interested in environmental compensation and biodiversity offsets, there are certainly good news: there is now a whole bunch of information from different sources, locations and viewpoints publicly available (something which wasn’t this easy … Continue reading

Will the Great Barrier Reef die off: How harmful are coastal development activities and can Marine Biodiversity Offsets be effective?

In 2017 American ecologists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) develop the groundbreaking technology “GenCalc”. The new calculation method offers the opportunity to initiate transnational biodiversity compensation and credit trading – for the first time without neglecting the complexity … Continue reading