Ecological Interactions and Evolution: Forgotten Parts of Biodiversity

Thomas Bohn, Per-Arne Amundsen

Organisms are shaped contemporaneously by ecological processes and over long periods of time by evolution. These activities have lead to the diversification of life. But is the diversity of life all biodiversity is? We argue that biodiversity is the conclusion drawn both from the variety of life forms and the variety of processes that have […]


Mining and Biodiversity: Towards Best Practice

The World COnservation Union, International Council on Mining and Metals

Economic development, social equity and environmental protection are the essential elements of sustainable development. The nexus between economic development and the conservation of natural resources has been, in particular, a subject of recurrent debate.


Estándar sobre compensaciones por perdida de biodiversidad


Spanish translation of the BBOP Standard on Biodiversity Offsets


Biodiversity Offsets and the Challenge of Achieving No Net Loss

Toby Gardner, Amrei von Hase - International Institute for Sustainability, Forest Trends

Businesses, governments, and financial institutions are increasingly adopting a policy of no net loss of biodiversity for development activities. The goal of no net loss is intended to help relieve tension between conservation and development by enabling economic gains to be achieved without concomitant biodiversity losses. biodiversity offsets represent a necessary component of a much […]