life on earth

life on earth

What is biodiversity offsetting?

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We live in a changing world. Our growing demand for material things depends on mining, oil & gas, agriculture and infrastructure - all of which transform vast swathes of our natural world. The question is how to manage development and economic growth while maintaining healthy, functioning ecosystems that support biodiversity and provide the essentials for life on earth. This short animation looks at biodiversity offsetting - and asks whether it could help maintain this difficult balance....