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Biodiversity Offsetting Is A Fallacy

Recently, the UK’s Ministry of the Environment (DEFRA) published a green paper on the concept of biodiversity offsetting and how it could be used to facilitate economic growth. Basically, biodiversity offsetting means that development could be allowed in environmentally-sensitive locations as long as the developer pays for conservation activities elsewhere (such as protecting or restoring […]

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