Future of the Environment

Can we really protect natural habitats to ‘offset’ those we are destroying every day?

Roughly 150,000 square kilometres is an offset of biodiversity - an area the size of Bangladesh. Image: REUTERS/Ivan Canabrava

Sophus zu Ermgassen

PhD Researcher, Durrell Institute for Conservation and Ecology, University of Kent

Joseph William Bull

Lecturer in Conservation Science, University of Kent

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Forests will be lost to dams like these. Can they really be offset? Image: Lynn Yeh / shutterstock
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