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Biodiversity Net Gain

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Biodiversity net gain (BNG) is an approach to development that aims to leave the natural environment in a measurably better state than it was before. It's essentially a way to ensure that new developments don't just minimize harm to nature, but actually enhance biodiversity overall.

How much can I earn from BNG Credits?

Here's how it Works

  1. Assess the existing biodiversity: Before any development takes place, the ecological value of the site is carefully assessed. This includes identifying the types of habitats present, the species that live there, and the overall health of the ecosystem.
  2. Calculate the biodiversity loss: The next step is to estimate the impact of the development on the existing biodiversity. This takes into account the area of habitat that will be lost, the fragmentation of habitats, and any potential harm to species.
  3. Create a biodiversity gain plan: To achieve BNG, developers must create a plan for how they will compensate for the biodiversity loss. This can involve a combination of measures, such as:

    4. Measure and monitor: Once the biodiversity gain plan is implemented, it's important to monitor its effectiveness over time. This ensures that the measures are actually   creating the intended benefits for biodiversity.

The specific requirements for BNG will vary depending on the location and the type of development. However, the basic principles remain the same: to leave the natural world better than we found it.

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Here are some of the benefits of BNG

How Do I Calcuate Biodiversity net gain (BNG)

There are two tiers of complexity here: