Prof. Colin T. Reid

Colin Reid
School/Division:
Law
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Research label:
Environmental Law

Projects

The Privatisation of Biodiversity? New Approaches to Nature Conservation Law

The Privatisation of Biodiversity

Existing policy and regulatory approaches have not prevented, far less reversed the loss of biodiversity in recent decades.  There is scope to introduce a range of new legal mechanisms for furthering the goal of biodiversity conservation, including: biodiversity offsetting, conservation covenants, payment for ecosystem services.  These make greater use private sector initiative and resources and are widely seen as having considerable po...