CIEEM Briefing: Welsh Government’s Approach to Net Benefits for Biodiversity and the DECCA Framework

Due to the devolved nature of environmental policy and legislation in the UK, a variety of approaches are being taken to achieving nature recovery. This briefing paper seeks to inform ecologists and environmental managers of the broad terrestrial planning policy landscape in Wales, Welsh Government’s approach to delivering net benefits for biodiversity and key considerations for ecologists and developers in submitting planning proposals.