TITLE

DEFRA plans voluntary national biodiversity offsetting scheme

PUB. DATE
October 2013
SOURCE
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Oct2013, Issue 464, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reveals that a voluntary scheme of biodiversity offsetting in England is approved by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), according to a green paper published on September 5, 2013. According to the author, offsetting uses a metric to determine the impact of developments on nature in terms of biodiversity units and compensation worth at least as many units as the damage inflicted.
ACCESSION #
91512725

 

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