2014 IUCN World Parks Congress launches dialogue on biodiversity offsets

Held once every 10 years, the 2014 World Parks Con­gress in Novem­ber 2014 attracted 6,000 par­tic­i­pants from 170 coun­tries, and secured more than 70 new major con­ser­va­tion com­mit­ments, includ­ing Gabon’s promise to pro­tect 23% of its coast­line, and the Elion … Con­tinue read­ing

IUCN webinar (11 June) on ‘No Net Loss and Net Positive Impact Approaches for Biodiversity: exploring the potential application of these approaches in the commercial agriculture and forestry sectors’

IUCN has pub­lished a report enti­tled: No Net Loss and Net Pos­i­tive Impact Approaches for Bio­di­ver­sity: Explor­ing the poten­tial appli­ca­tion of these approaches in the com­mer­cial agri­cul­ture and forestry sec­tors (see also my recent post on this) IUCN’s Global Busi­ness and … Con­tinue read­ing

No Net Loss and Net Positive Impact Approaches for Biodiversity — new IUCN study explores the potential for agriculture and forestry

Com­mer­cial agri­cul­ture and forestry could have a net pos­i­tive impact on bio­di­ver­sity – say the authors of a recent report. Thanks to Fabien Quetier for inform­ing me about one of the lat­est IUCN reports enti­tled “No Net Loss and Net … Con­tinue read­ing