Council planners 'lack biodiversity offsetting skills'

Three-quarters of planners admit to only having a basic knowledge of the so-called "mitigation hierarchy", a key principle at the heart of government plans for biodiversity offsetting.

by Catherine Early
Biodiversity: offsetting should only be used as a last resort (picture: Horticulture Week)
Biodiversity: offsetting should only be used as a last resort (picture: Horticulture Week)

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