SHORT INFO — Banking Nature: will putting a price on nature protect it?

What’s it about in short: Launch of the doc­u­men­tary “Bank­ing Nature” When was it released: June 27, 2015 By whom: FERN More info: and … Con­tinue read­ing

Biodiversity offset markets: What are they really? An empirical approach to wetland mitigation banking — new paper by Vaissière and Levrel

Anne-Charlotte Vais­sière and Harol Lev­rel have pub­lished a new paper enti­tled “Bio­di­ver­sity off­set mar­kets: What are they really? An empir­i­cal approach to wet­land mit­i­ga­tion bank­ing” in Eco­log­i­cal Eco­nom­ics (Vol­ume 110, Feb­ru­ary 2015, Pages 81–88). Read more on the Jour­nal web­site … Con­tinue read­ing

Making Up for Lost Nature? A Critical Review of the International Development of Voluntary Biodiversity Offsets — new paper by Benabou

Sarah Ben­abou has  pub­lished a new paper on “Mak­ing Up for Lost Nature? A Crit­i­cal Review of the Inter­na­tional Devel­op­ment of Vol­un­tary Bio­di­ver­sity Off­sets” in Envi­ron­ment and Soci­ety: Advances in Research, Vol­ume 5, Num­ber 1, 2014, pp. 103–123(21). You can access the … Con­tinue read­ing

Biodiversity Offsets Newsweek, September 1–7, 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 … Con­tinue read­ing

Early draft on a Typology of Biodiversity Offsets

Inspired by the mul­ti­tude of bio­di­ver­sity off­set­ting approaches world­wide, the inher­ent com­plex­ity of the con­cept of bio­di­ver­sity off­sets and the grow­ing infor­ma­tion over­load, I have been inter­ested in the dis­tinc­tion between reg­u­la­tory and vol­un­tary off­set­ting schemes since 2009. How­ever, as … Con­tinue read­ing