A framework to analyse the effectiveness of biodiversity offset policy

This is Part 4 of a series of posts outlining the research journey of my PhD so far.  In this series of blog posts, I've introduced the motivation for my research topic, described the general range of approaches used to evaluate environmental policies, and have suggested some reasons as to why evaluation may not happen as … Continue reading A framework to analyse the effectiveness of biodiversity offset policy

Findings tabled from the Senate Inquiry into Environmental Offsets

A report into the recent Senate inquiry into environmental offsets has now been tabled - you can download the full report here. The inquiry was set up earlier in the year by the Australian Greens with the support of the Labor Party, and generated a fair bit of media at the time (here, here and here). I'm … Continue reading Findings tabled from the Senate Inquiry into Environmental Offsets

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