What is the biodiversity net gain market and can it work?

By the end of 2023 almost all new developments in England will be required to deliver a 10% net gain in biodiversity. Those that cannot achieve this on site will be expected to do so elsewhere - either by buying more land, or buying ‘biodiversity units’. But how will this new market work, and will there be enough land to go around? Tess Colley reports

by Tess Colley

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