BBOP webinar today, Wednesday, October 12, 2016: France’s new biodiversity law and implications for no net loss of biodiveristy

This is a last minute reminder to reg­is­ter for another inter­est­ing BBOP webi­nar, tak­ing place today, Octo­ber 12. Ophélie Darses, Deputy Bureau Chief of Global Pub­lic Goods from the French Min­istry of Envi­ron­ment, Energy and Sea, and Fabien Quétier from the … Con­tinue read­ing

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: When biodiversity offsetting can benefit nature

What’s it about in short: Giv­ing exam­ples from the UK con­text (Net­work Rail), Julia Baker argues that there are sit­u­a­tions when the frame­work for bio­di­ver­sity off­set­ting can ben­e­fit nature — and help us achieve our 2020 tar­get of halt­ing bio­di­ver­sity loss. … Con­tinue read­ing

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

SHORT INFO: French Biodiversity Law adopted — what’s new?

What’s it about in short:  The French national Assem­bly has adopted the new bio­di­ver­sity law, which now also includes the appli­ca­tion of the mit­i­ga­tion hier­ar­chy in order to reach the goal of NO NET LOSS (or prefer­ably NET GAIN) of bio­di­ver­sity: … Con­tinue read­ing

Transferring the benefit of USA and European No Net Loss policies to Italy — a guest post by Ariadna Chavarria

This is a guest post by Ari­adna Chavar­ria, PhD can­di­date at the Uni­ver­sity of Padova, Italy. This com­ment is the expres­sion of the author’s thoughts and expe­ri­ences and such is acknowl­edged as a fruit­ful con­tri­bu­tion to the dis­cus­sion on bio­di­ver­sity off­sets. … Con­tinue read­ing

BBOP webinar on Friday, January 15, 2015: Biodiversity Offsets in Chile: from goals to reality

There’s another BBOP webi­nar upcom­ing, on Jan­u­ary 15. This time the topic is: “Bio­di­ver­sity Off­sets in Chile:  from goals to real­ity”. In this webi­nar, Clau­dia Silva, Con­ser­va­tion Strat­egy Coor­di­na­tor of the Wildlife Con­ser­va­tion Soci­ety — Chile, will exam­ine gaps that need … Con­tinue read­ing

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

Do you think it is pos­si­ble to mea­sure the suc­cess of bio­di­ver­sity offsets? — I need your opinion, please!

Many thanks to all, who have responded to the cur­rent poll so far (77)! As with the last poll, I would like to close it once 100 par­tic­i­pants have been reached. So, please, if you have not yet taken the … Con­tinue read­ing