Wednesday, 12 March 2014

Offsetting the Offsetters?

I get a bit worried about the current UK obsession with biodiversity offsetting in spite of the process largely being shown to be ineffective in Australian studies ( The very idea that you can take a complex (often mature) ecology and simply compensate for its eradication by 'creating' something broadly similar seems to have multiple dangers.

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Going Wild in Rural China?

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