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Net positive to nature positive: part one

Nature positive is intuitive, appealing and apparently simple. But while the concept may seem simple, achieving it is not. Moving towards nature positive will mean transformative shifts - for companies and the economic systems in which they operate.

Image of ocean seagrass and small shoal of fish

Well-designed credit systems could help connect the surge in corporate interest in biodiversity with field-based conservation to unlock new and enhanced funding streams.

IUCN: Mitigating biodiversity impacts associated with solar and wind energy development

Renewable energy is key for the transition to a low-carbon future, but even clean energy sources can have significant unintended impacts on the environment if not managed and mitigated appropriately.

eDNA and biodiversity risk

Environmental DNA (eDNA) as a tool for biodiversity surveys is a relatively new, but rapidly developing field. In this briefing note we look at the current state of eDNA approaches.

A framework to guide biodiversity indicator development for business performance management

A peer-reviewed paper proposing a framework to support the development of biodiversity indicators for a range of business contexts, offering a pathway for businesses to assess their biodiversity performance.

How to make biodiversity surveys relevant to your project

"Measure twice, cut once". Getting biodiversity biodiversity surveys right the first time is the equivalent to this proverb. Good survey design ensures data are relevant, creates opportunities for avoidance and minimisation, and...

Forecasting the path towards a Net Positive Impact on biodiversity for Rio Tinto QMM.

A detailed, quantified case study of the Rio Tinto QMM ilmenite mine in Madagascar that explains both the theory and planned practical steps to achieving a Net Positive Impact on biodiversity by mine closure. Available in English, French and Spanish.

Biodiversity offsets are one solution to widespread poorly compensated biodiversity loss

A commentary on the opportunities offered by biodiversity offsets, discussing the challenges of restoration offsets. To request a copy of this paper please contact enquiries@thebiodiversityconsultancy.com

NNL and NPI approaches for biodiversity: exploring the potential application of these approaches in the commercial agriculture and forestry sectors

Drawing on experience from other sectors, this IUCN report explores how agriculture and forestry projects can take practical steps to achieve NNL or NPI on biodiversity.