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: new paper joining biodiversity offsets and natural capital

What’s it about in short: New paper join­ing bio­di­ver­sity off­sets and nat­ural cap­i­tal When was it released: July 8, 2016 By whom: Joël Houdet, Fabien Quétier, Helen Ding More info: … Con­tinue read­ing

Biodiversity Offsetting in Transnational Governance — new paper by Jerneja Penca

Jerneja Penca has pub­lished a new paper enti­tled “Bio­di­ver­sity Off­set­ting in Transna­tional Gov­er­nance” in Review of Euro­pean, Com­par­a­tive & Inter­na­tional Envi­ron­men­tal Law (Vol­ume 24, Issue 1, pages 93–102, April 2015. You can read the full arti­cle on the Jour­nal web­site … Con­tinue read­ing

(Last) Biodiversity Offsets Newsweek, December 8–31, 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

Perverse incentives risk undermining biodiversity offset policies — new paper by Gordon et al

Ascelin Gor­don, Joe Bull, Chris Wilcox and Mar­tine Maron have pub­lished a new paper enti­tled “Per­verse incen­tives risk under­min­ing bio­di­ver­sity off­set poli­cies” in Jour­nal of Applied Ecol­ogy (Feb­ru­ary 2015). Read more on the Jour­nal web­site (pay-walled). For more infor­ma­tion see also a … Con­tinue read­ing

Comparing biodiversity offset methodologies — new paper by Bull

Joe Bull has  pub­lished a new paper enti­tled “Com­par­ing bio­di­ver­sity off­set method­olo­gies. Diver­gence in secur­ing ‘no net loss’” in Deci­sion Point (No 85, Feb­ru­ary 2015). You can read the full arti­cle on the Jour­nal web­site (open access). For more infor­ma­tion … 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

Biodiversity offsetting: what are the challenges, opportunities and research priorities for animal conservation? new paper by Evans et al.

D. M. Evans, R. Altwegg, T. W. J. Gar­ner, M. E. Gomp­per, I. J. Gor­don, J. A. John­son and N. Pet­torelli have pub­lished a paper enti­tled “Bio­di­ver­sity off­set­ting: what are the chal­lenges, oppor­tu­ni­ties and research pri­or­i­ties for ani­mal con­ser­va­tion?” in … Con­tinue read­ing

Is there any empirical support for biodiversity offset policy? — paper by Curran, Hellweg and Beck

Michael Cur­ran, Ste­fanie Hell­weg and Jan Beck haves pub­lished a  paper enti­tled “Is there any empir­i­cal sup­port for bio­di­ver­sity off­set pol­icy? in Eco­log­i­cal Appli­ca­tions Vol­ume 24, Issue 4 (June 2014)  pp. 617–31. You can access the full paper here (pay-walled) and … Con­tinue read­ing

Technical conditions for positive outcomes from biodiversity offsets. An input paper for the IUCN Technical Study Group on Biodiversity Offsets

Recently, the IUCN Tech­ni­cal Study Group on Bio­di­ver­sity Off­sets has pub­lished some new resources (see also my pre­vi­ous posts  Bio­di­ver­sity Off­sets Tech­ni­cal Study Paper and Bio­di­ver­sity Off­sets: Pol­icy options for gov­ern­ments). Thanks to Patrick at the BBOP Sec­re­tariat for shar­ing … Con­tinue read­ing