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Win-win? Balancing people's uses of nature with biodiversity No Net Loss

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Governments, businesses and lenders worldwide are increasingly adopting a ‘No Net Loss’ (NNL) objective for biodiversity, often partly achieved through biodiversity offsetting as the last step in a hierarchy of mitigation measures (avoidance, minimisation, remediation and offsetting). Offsets aim to balance residual losses of biodiversity caused by development in one location with commensurate gains at another. For offsets to be effective, they need to be designed and implemented to satisf...

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MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-6042-4628

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Supervisor
ORCID:
0000-0003-0324-2710
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This work was funded by the UK’s Darwin Initiative, under the project “Achieving No Net Loss for communities and biodiversity”
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Project 23-019
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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