28 May 2014
Biodiversity Offsetting may be controversial, but we can all do our bit to improve the environment and natural habitats.
Biodiversity Offsetting has hit the headlines recently as part of the UK Government’s plan to encourage development, tackle the housing crisis and generally give the economy a sharp kick up the backside. Some have welcomed this as a practical way of speeding up development by providing a market based solution to allow developments to be built and protect the environment at the same time. In simple terms, this means if you have to destroy habitats or transform ecologically valuable land in one place, it’s acceptable provided you compensate by creating it elsewhere.
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