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Koh, S., N., Hahn, T., Boonstra, W.J. 2019. How much of a market is involved in a biodiversity offset? A typology of biodiversity offset policies. Journal of Environmental Management Volume 232, 15 February 2019, Pages 679-691
2019 - Journal / article
Biodiversity offsets (BO) are increasingly promoted and adopted by governments and companies worldwide as a policy instrument to compensate for biodiversity losses from infrastructure development projects. BO are often classified as ‘market-based instruments’ both by proponents and critics, but this representation fails to capture the varieties of how BO policies actually operate. To provide a framing for understanding the emp...
Koh, N. S., Hahn, T., Ituarte-Lima, C. 2017. Safeguards for enhancing ecological compensation in Sweden. Land Use Policy, Volume 64, May 2017, Pages 186–199
2017 - Journal / article
Ecological compensation (EC) is being explored as a policy instrument for the European Union’s ‘No Net Loss of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services’ initiative. EC is commonly associated with the Polluter-Pays Principle, but we propose the Developer-Pays Principle as a more comprehensive principle. Safeguards that are relevant to local and national contexts are needed when addressing social-ecological resilience in the face of ...