Lunchtime Chat with Nick Marchant and Jason Reeves: Adapting Biodiversity Net Gain for Ireland

Nick Marchant is the Chair of the CIEEM Irish Policy Group and Jason Reeves is Head of Policy at CIEEM. They joined us on the 25th of January to discuss some of the key considerations for the development of national guidance on Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) in Ireland and Northern Ireland. It included a review of CIEEM’s guidance on the subject, and of the different approaches that have been taken in England, Scotland and Wales. Key points of discussion will include: whether or not to use a biodiversity metric, the feasibility of biodiversity offsetting in Ireland, and whether or not it should be mandatory for all developments.

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