Essays about: "Biodiversity offsetting"

Found 4 essays containing the words Biodiversity offsetting.

  1. 1. Communicating Biodiversity Offsetting in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Cecilia Hermansson; [2018]
    Keywords : Communication Strategies; Corporate Sustainable Responsibility; Ecological Compensation; Stakeholder Theory; Sustainable Development;

    Abstract : At a time when biodiversity is declining, there needs to be a shift in how development projects take responsibility for lost natural values. Such a change is provided by biodiversity offsetting which give project owners an opportunity to compensate for declines in natural quality. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Political Ecology Approach to Biodiversity Offsets: Addressing Criticisms and Challenges to their Inclusion in the EU 2020 'No-Net-Loss' Initiative

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Ryan Dunne; [2016]
    Keywords : biodiversity offsets; EU; no net loss; political ecology; neoliberalism; conservationism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Biodiversity offsets have been proposed as part of the EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy in order to achieve 'no-net-loss' of biodiversity. However, there is a growing number of criticisms towards the use of offsets, particularly from a political ecology approach. READ MORE

  3. 3. Forest Conservation and the Hadzabe. An integrated approach in protecting biodiversity and cultural diversity. Case study: Carbon Tanzania.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Sabrina Fassbender; [2016]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Historical Ecology; Community-based forest Conservation; REDD ; Carbon offsetting; Biocultural Diversity; Hunter-gatherer communities; Tanzania.;

    Abstract : Preventing emissions from deforestation is propagated as an effective strategy to combat climate change. At the same time forest landscapes are habitat to the last remaining traditional societies of this planet. For a long time forest conservation programs neglected the role of these indigenous communities for forest landscapes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Upsetting Offsets : A case study of Colombia and their legislation of biodiversity offsetting

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Linköpings universitet/FöretagsekonomiFilosofiska fakulteten; Linköpings universitet/Linköpings universitet/FöretagsekonomiFilosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Linda Levin; Linda Olsson; [2015]
    Keywords : Biodiversity offsetting; environmental governance; Colombia; NGOs; the government; companies; roles; relationships; challenges; Ekologisk kompensering; miljöstyrning; Colombia; ideella organisationer; regeringen; företag; roller; förhållanden; utmaningar;

    Abstract : Title: Upsetting Offsets - A case study of Colombia and their legislation of biodiversity offsettingAuthors: Linda Levin and Linda OlssonSupervisor:Åsa-Karin EngstrandBackground: The global loss of biodiversity is a very timely debate, and experts are actively working on finding new ways to lessen and reverse the negative impacts placed on the environment. One such way is biodiversity offsetting and it is a methodology that is becoming more prevalent within national environmental legislations. READ MORE