NEW REPORT: Interactive Guide on Natural Capital for Financial Institutions

Author(s): VBDO, CREM Title: Inter­ac­tive Guide on Nat­ural Cap­i­tal for Finan­cial Insti­tu­tions Year: 2016 Pages: 169. Pub­li­ca­tion type: report Lan­guage: Eng­lish Source: (in Span­ish) and the link to the pdf of the arti­cle (full text, in Eng­lish) … Con­tinue read­ing

NEW REPORT: A comparative analysis of ecological compensation programs: The effect of program design on the social and ecological outcomes

Author(s): Niak Sian Koh, Thomas Hahn and Clau­dia Ituarte-Lima Title: A com­par­a­tive analy­sis of eco­log­i­cal com­pen­sa­tion pro­grams: The effect of pro­gram design on the social and eco­log­i­cal out­comes Year: 2014 In: This report is a prod­uct of an intern­ship under­taken dur­ing the Mas­ter … Con­tinue read­ing

New report on strengthening the implementation of the mitigation hierarchy by Hayes et al.

Thanks to Genevieve Hayes and Samir Whitaker from BirdLife for shar­ing their lat­est report on the mit­i­ga­tion hier­ar­chy. Over a period of 9 months the team (BirdLife Inter­na­tional, United Nations Envi­ron­men­tal Pro­gramme – World Con­ser­va­tion Mon­i­tor­ing Cen­tre (UNEP-WCMC), Royal Soci­ety … Con­tinue read­ing

Habitat banking — Futures for market-based solutions for biodiversity to year 2030 — new report by Enetjärn Natur (in Swedish)

Anders Enetjärn and his team at Swedish envi­ron­men­tal con­sul­tancy Ennetjärn Natur together with Kairos Futur have writ­ten an exten­sive report enti­tled “Habi­tat bank­ing — Futures for market-based solu­tions for bio­di­ver­sity to year 2030″. Unfor­tu­nately (for most of us) the report … 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

(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

New report examines Biodiversity Offsets Case Study from Madagascar

Amrei von Hase, Andrew Cooke, Aris­tide Andri­a­narim­isa, Riv­olala Andri­amparany, Vanessa Mass, Robin Mitchell and Kerry ten Kate Have pub­lished a new report on the BBOP Ambat­ovy min­ing case study in Mada­gas­car enti­tled “Work­ing Towards No Net Loss and Beyond. Ambat­ovy, … Con­tinue read­ing

New report on payments for ecosystem services (in French) — Du Sud au Nord: regards croisés sur les Paiements pour Services Environnementaux

CDC Biodiversité’s Mis­sion Economie de la Bio­di­ver­sité has pub­lished a report on pay­ments for ecosys­tem ser­vices, enti­tled “Du Sud au Nord: regards croisés sur les Paiements pour Ser­vices Envi­ron­nemen­taux”. The report (in French) was issued in Novem­ber 2014 in the … Con­tinue read­ing

Natural Capital Accounting for Business: Guide to selecting an approach — report by the European Business and Biodiversity (B@B) Platform

The Euro­pean Busi­ness and Bio­di­ver­sity (B@B) Plat­form has pub­lished a report enti­tled “B@B Work­stream 1: Nat­ural Cap­i­tal Account­ing for Busi­ness: Guide to select­ing an approach”. The report is the out­come of the work con­ducted on the Nat­ural Cap­i­tal Account­ing Work­stream … Con­tinue read­ing

Insights into Biodiversity Offsetting in Ontario (Canada) — new report by Ontario Nature

The Cana­dian NGO Ontario Nature has recently released a report enti­tled “Insights into Bio­di­ver­sity Off­set­ting in Ontario”. The report is the out­come of a project on bio­di­ver­sity off­set­ting (started in July 2013), which was sup­ported by the Met­calf Foun­da­tion. It … Con­tinue read­ing