The implications of the new biodiversity net gain requirement for major infrastructure projects

A new requirement for major infrastructure projects to deliver biodiversity gain is likely to improve environmental outcomes, but could increase costs for promoters unless the issue is addressed early on when schemes are being designed, say practitioners.

by Ben Kochan
Construction of an energy-from-waste plant - image:  David Dixon / geograph (CC BY-SA 2.0)
Construction of an energy-from-waste plant - image: David Dixon / geograph (CC BY-SA 2.0)

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