A summary of conclusions from the IUCN Technical Study Group on Biodiversity Offsets, to inform development of an IUCN policy on offsets
A basic introduction to technical issues related to offsets, developed as an input paper to inform the IUCN Technical Study Group on Biodiversity Offsets.
A peer-reviewed paper discussing the circumstances under which biodiversity offsets might be appropriate in protected areas.
Written on behalf of IUCN, we prepared this paper as an input towards World Leaders’ Dialogues at the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014, convened by IUCN and the Rockefeller Foundation at the Bellagio Centre, Italy.
A peer-reviewed paper on the growth of NNL and NPI goals by the private sector.
A peer-reviewed scientific paper on the need for, and practicality of, restoration in deep sea ecosystems.
A peer-reviewed paper summarising conditions and activities, including offsets, that are necessary to achieve no net loss. To request a copy of this publication contact email@example.com
A peer-reviewed scientific paper that helps to improve the most commonly-used approach to modelling poorly-known species’ distributions. To request a copy of this publication contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scientific correspondence on ‘Biodiversity offsets: relative offsetability of impacts’, clarifying how offsets might address common biodiversity. To request a copy of this publication contact email@example.com.
A non-technical overview of biodiversity offsets and their application in the mining industry, including sections on principles, methods, best-practice case studies, ecosystem services, and remaining challenges.
A peer-reviewed scientific paper outlining a practical approach to evaluating the appropriateness of risks to biodiversity and the achievability of offsets. To request a copy of this publication contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
An earlier step towards ‘A process for assessing the offsetability of biodiversity impacts’, commissioned to feed into development of best-practice biodiversity legislation by the Government of New Zealand.