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A License to Trash? Why Biodiversity Offsetting (BO) Will Be a Disaster for the Environment


Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, animals, biodiversity offsetting, protection, nature, ecosystems, world, green )

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- 342 days ago - theecologist.org
As the UK government gives the go ahead for the country's first Biodiversity Offsetting (BO) scheme, Lorna Howarth explains why it will be a disaster for the nation's already declining wildlife



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Roseann D. (178)
Thursday August 22, 2013, 3:45 pm
That sounds like the stupidest scheme I've ever heard. Was it developed by ALEC??? Sounds like something the US greedmongers would do; and I guess with these multinational developers, that may be the case...or the UK has taken lessons from the US. I haven't heard about it in the US though, although I think we'd better get ready to combat this...surely it's on its way across the pond.
 

Edo R. (71)
Friday August 23, 2013, 12:36 am
Thanks for sharing
 

FranNOMAILPLS Darcy (213)
Friday August 23, 2013, 1:46 am
Big money changing policies ... again.
 

John S. (297)
Friday August 23, 2013, 2:59 am
Noted.
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Friday August 23, 2013, 9:28 am
And now for another boneheaded idea from the greedy carpetbaggers who under the guise of the Green mantle just want another excuse to rape and pillage for profit as usual.
 

Graca T. (46)
Friday August 23, 2013, 1:43 pm
It is just shocking and outrageous that these actions are even thought of!!...this coalition government has an awful lot to answer to. Cameron and his cronies do not give a dam about people or the environment! & Nick Clegg is just a spineless idiot!!
 

Nimue P. (229)
Saturday August 24, 2013, 12:33 am
noted
 
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