A Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) is designed to protect and enhance the biological diversity of an ecosystem. The original driver behind these plans was the 1992 Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), which has currently been signed by a total of 168 countries. All signatories committed to producing national biodiversity strategies and action plans as the … Continue reading What makes a successful Biodiversity Action Plan?
Every business is in some way reliant on natural resources, including biodiversity. The diagram below shows the major risk areas, identified in the EMAS Biodiversity Guidelines 2016. All businesses should assess how they can impact on biodiversity and how biodiversity loss can impact upon their business. This blog will briefly outline each of the risk … Continue reading Biodiversity – why should business care?