The Restoration Economy: New Financial Models For The Countryside
When it comes to biodiversity the UK is one of the most impoverished places on Earth. To restore it,Read more.
Revitalising agriculture through a restoration economy
“We have an opportunity to create a Restoration Economy to deliver UK Government’s ambitions for 500,000-hectare ‘Nature Recovery Network’. ThisRead more.
Raising Investment For Habitat Banks
Last week our Chairman David Hill gave a webinar for the Natural Capital Investment Forum on the subjectRead more.
Land sparing on farms could revitalise UK biodiversity
Agricultural land released from food production through yield increases can contribute to targets to increase biodiversity according to aRead more.
Environment Bank welcomes wealth of new experience to the team for 2019
The Environment Bank is excited to announce the addition of new team members to help with the continued successfulRead more.
Government’s consultation in making biodiversity net gain mandatory is out at last!
The government yesterday announced a consultation on whether new developments should provide a net-gain for biodiversity (https://consult.defra.gov.uk/land-use/net-gain/consultation/ ) SinceRead more.
Biodiversity net gain – from idea to inception
I thought it would be useful to track the development of the net gain concept as it is nowRead more.
Innovation in agriculture could enable us to rebuild UK biodiversity (new report)
A new countryside restoration of biodiversity in the UK We have an opportunity to create a Restoration Economy. We couldRead more.
New WWF Living Planet Report: Current Efforts To Protect Nature ‘Not Ambitious Enough’
The latest Living Planet Report was published by the WWF today with the headline statement being that population sizesRead more.
RSA progress report released outlining transition plan for agriculture
The RSA Food, Farming and Countryside Commission (of which our Chairman David Hill is a commissioner) progress report launches today.Read more.
Government backs biodiversity net gains for new Garden Towns and Villages
Having brought the concept of biodiversity offsetting to the UK back in 2009, when the Environment Bank was established toRead more.
Why net gain has to mean net gain
The Government is about to consult on making net gain mandatory. It is essential that we ensure net gain isRead more.
Inside Ecology Interview with David Hill
Our Chairman David Hill recently spoke to Inside Ecology about a range of issues including delivering net gain in theRead more.
Habitat exchange project in the US encourages sage-grouse conservation
Find out more on the Smithsonian website.http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/new-schemes-aim-pay-save-species-will-they-work-180959759/?no-istRead more.