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Biodiversity offset policies and practices can be hard to get your head around. They may seem abstract but globally they have a big impact on the environment. This series of 9 short plain language videos helps explain key concepts and challenges.
The basics of what biodiversity offsetting involves.
Under what circumstances might we consider doing a biodiversity offset
How biodiversity is described and measured for the purposes of offsetting
How to estimate the amount of gain from an offset
Adjusting estimates of gain from an offset
Setting constraints and requirements to help make offsets more effective
Coordinating offset actions for greater benefits
An approach that aligns compensation with conservation targets
Tracking the performance of individual offsets and offset programs
See the Better Offsets project page for a wide range of resources on offsets.