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Making biodiversity offsets work in South Africa - A governance perspective

Lukey, Peter; Cumming, Tracey; Paras, Sukie; Kubiszewski, Ida; Lloyd, Samuel


South Africa is increasingly putting itself into an undesirable state of ecological deficit. Regulatory and other interventions are needed to stop and reverse ecosystem degradation. Biodiversity offsets are seen as one possible method of mitigating the current trends in biodiversity and ecosystem services loss in the country. However, for offsetting to succeed in practice, a number of barriers will have to be overcome. This paper discusses concerns raised by South African stakeholders as part...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Ecosystem Services
DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoser.2017.05.001


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