March was a busy month for Ecosystem Marketplace’s biodiversity team: we re-launched SpeciesBanking.com, expanding globally, and co-hosted a biodiversity markets webinar with Mission Markets. Outside EM, the issue of sustainable supply chain sourcing was a popular one this month. Read on for details on this and other news from around the biodiversity world.
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13 April 2011| March was a busy month for Ecosystem Marketplace’s biodiversity team. Early on in the month, we re-launched SpeciesBanking.com, expanding globally to include biodiversity compensation mechanisms around the world. Then on 1 April, we co-hosted a biodiversity markets webinar with Mission Markets. If you weren’t able to join the lively discussion on “Biodiversity Markets: Where are we and where are we going?” on 1 April, check out the recording posted here.
There is also a plethora of news this month, from increased demand for sustainable supply chain sourcing, to analyses of US mitigation markets. Don’t forget to scroll down past the news for our JOBS and EVENTS sections.
Finally, if you are in the US later this month (26-29 April), don’t miss the 2011 National Conference on Mitigation and Ecosystem Banking, which brings together private players and regulators of wetland, stream, and species banking, as well as stakeholders to discuss cutting edge topics and international developments. Find out more here.
Read on for a full round-up of this month’s latest news on financial incentives for biodiversity conservation.
—The Ecosystem Marketplace Team
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