SHORT INFO: Natural capital and nature conservation champions don’t need to fight

What’s it about in short: Green Alliance’s pol­icy direc­tor, Sue Arm­strong Brown says if the mar­ket pays to pro­tect the envi­ron­ment where it can and con­ser­va­tion inter­venes to pro­tect the envi­ron­ment where it must, is the best chance we have to … Con­tinue read­ing

SHORT INFO: Landscape Restoration: It’s Time

What’s it about in short: From the very first speeches on the first day of COP21, landscape-scale restora­tion was on the global agenda as never before.   When was it released: Decem­ber 24, 2015 By whom: P.J. Mar­shall More info: … Con­tinue read­ing

NEW ARTICLE: Carbon farming via assisted natural regeneration as a cost-effective mechanism for restoring biodiversity in agricultural landscapes

Author(s): Megan C. Evans, Josie Car­war­dine, Rod J. Fen­sham, Don W. But­ler, Ker­rie A. Wil­son, Hugh P. Poss­ing­ham, Tara G. Mar­tin Title: Car­bon farm­ing via assisted nat­ural regen­er­a­tion as a cost-effective mech­a­nism for restor­ing bio­di­ver­sity in agri­cul­tural land­scapes Year: 2015 In: Envi­ron­men­tal Sci­ence & Pol­icy Vol­ume 50, June 2015, Pages … Con­tinue read­ing

Biodiversity Offsets Newsweek, December 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

Cartoon Guide to Biodiversity Loss — funny and sad at the same time!

A vast col­lec­tion of car­toons illus­trat­ing bio­di­ver­sity loss — very enter­tain­ing and alarm­ing at the same time. Pic­tures often say much more and much eas­ier than words can do. Have a look and get car­ried away at: Here are some … Con­tinue read­ing

Why did the concept of Biodiversity Offsets become so popular?

“Bio­di­ver­sity” is a buzz­word (and “Bio­di­ver­sity Off­set” is becom­ing one) One rea­son for the pop­u­lar­ity of bio­di­ver­sity off­sets is inher­ent to the term itself: “bio­di­ver­sity” is prob­a­bly one of the most promi­nent buzz­words of the 21st cen­tury (after “sus­tain­abil­ity” at the … Con­tinue read­ing

Comparing biodiversity offset calculation methods with a case study in Uzbekistan — new paper by Bull et al

New paper on bio­di­ver­sity off­sets in Bio­log­i­cal Con­ser­va­tion A new paper has been pub­lished by J. W. Bull, E. J. Milner-Gulland, K. B. Sut­tle and N. J. Singh in Bio­log­i­cal Con­ser­va­tion (Vol­ume 178, Octo­ber 2014, Pages 2–10): “Com­par­ing bio­di­ver­sity off­set … Con­tinue read­ing