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Credit for Conservation: A Report on Conservation Banking and Mitigation Banking in the USA , with its Applicability to New South Wales

By Mark Sheahan
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Conservation banking and mitigation banking programs in the USA provide useful examples of
the development of market-based systems for habitat, native vegetation, and biodiversity. The US
schemes, despite being operated in a range of jurisdictions, share a number of common
components – this report identifies and describes 10 ‘essential elements’ of banking schemes.