Technical conditions for positive outcomes from biodiversity offsets
The Biodiversity Consultancy publishes an input paper for the IUCN Technical Study Group on Biodiversity Offsets, assessing suitable conditions for biodiversity offset approaches as well as chances for no net loss achievements.
Washington, November 2014
The study assess the conditions under which biodiversity offsets benefit biodiversity and achieve no net loss, asking two key questions:
- Under what conditions do biodiversity offset approaches provide positive outcomes for biodiversity, irrespective of the concept of no net loss?
- Under what conditions is it possible to achieve no net loss through the implementation of biodiversity offsets?
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Tags: Ecosystem valuation | Financing biodiversity conservation
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