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Publication Details - Biodiversity Offsets: Views, Experience, and the Business Case Executive Summary

Biodiversity Offsets: Views, Experience, and the Business Case Executive Summary

 

Kerry ten Kate, Josh Bishop, Ricardo Bayon

 

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Abstract

Biodiversity1 offsets are conservation2 activities intended to compensate for the residual, unavoidable harm to biodiversity caused by development projects. Recent experience with regulatory regimes, such as wetland and conservation banking in the USA, tradable forest conservation obligations in Brazil and habitat compensation requirements in Australia, Canada and the EU, has been supplemented by growing interest in the potential of voluntary biodiversity offsets.

 

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Release Date: November 2004
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