Environmental offset policy and bridging the science-policy divide

The latest issue of Decision Point magazine features a brief article outlining some the "co-benefits" that have been generated through the collaboration between the Department of the Environment and researchers from the Environmental Decisions Group which resulted in EPBC Act environmental offsets assessment guide.  I've previously blogged about this collaboration here, but as mentioned in … Continue reading Environmental offset policy and bridging the science-policy divide

Calculating the benefits of conservation actions

In the new issue of Decision Point magazine, Martine Maron from UQ has penned an article on a collaboration I was involved with between researchers in the NERP Environmental Decisions Hub, and the Australian  Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC) staff. ............................................................................................. It’s projected that nearly a billion hectares of terrestrial ecosystems will … Continue reading Calculating the benefits of conservation actions

Wrestling with The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity

Here is an article that was published in the June issue of Decision Point- the Environmental Decision Group's monthly magazine. You can download it for free here. Also, DP Editor David Salt makes a nice mention of economical ecology in the 'Caught in the Web' feature on pg 15. Thanks David! Many people working in the … Continue reading Wrestling with The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity