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.
Rare moth found at our first conservation credit site
Earlier this month, with great excitement, we were told that a rare moth had been recorded at the first conservationRead more.
EB Chairman part of Remain business leader endorsement
In light of tomorrow’s EU referendum, we’re privileged to be one of the 1,285 businesses endorsing the Remain campaign. OurRead more.
Newsletter – Spring 2016
We have recently sent out our Spring newsletter – our first for a while (we’ve been busy). This briefRead more.
Ribble Valley Habitat Bank
The first sale of conservation credits from Ribble Valley Borough Council’s new habitat bank site was recently secured, brokered byRead more.
Toolkit for Local Planning Authorities Released
A common concern we hear from local authorities is they lack the resources to introduce the biodiversity metric and aRead more.