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Biodiversity & Natural Capital

The levels of biodiversity found in different societies and communities is bound up with economic activity i.e. the development of the built environment that encompasses economic and social infrastructure, alongside housing. The development of policy for preserving biodiversity is an increasingly important consideration for decision-makers, with a United Nations Summit held bi-annually to discuss international action to achieve this.

Biodiversity & Natural Capital articles

Biodiversity net gain requirements come into force

All major housing developments in England will be required by law to deliver at least a 10% increase in biodiversity under new rules that came into force today.

12th February 2024

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As we approach the 40th anniversary of the Born Free Foundation, co-founder Will Travers OBE tells Chris Seekings how a new approach to conservation is needed to end animal suffering

1st February 2024

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Ajirioghene Samuel looks at some exciting tree-planting initiatives, offering nature-based solutions to climate change impacts

1st February 2024

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The UK should become the first G20 country to mandate financial disclosures on nature to propel widespread adoption by the private sector, according to an influential lobby group.

24th January 2024

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The government is largely “off track” in meeting legally binding targets with nature in danger of “irreversible” decline, according to a highly critical report by the environmental watchdog.

24th January 2024

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Matt Tompsett looks beyond tree planting to the pros and cons of land and sea-based carbon sequestration projects.

15th January 2024

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