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Offsetting Nature By Mike Hannis, Sian Sullivan
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New planning rules, currently being piloted, allow the environmental impacts of increased development to be offset by purchasing conservation credits from habitat banks. This ‘green... More > economy’ measure is presented as reconciling economic growth with environmental protection. Mike Hannis and Sian Sullivan explain where this controversial idea has come from, before asking what effects it might have and who stands to gain from it. They argue that by encouraging us to think that one bit of nature is much like another, biodiversity offsetting undermines the unique place-based relationships between people and nature, moving us further away from ecological sustainability.< Less
Full Delivery Manual By David Robinson
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The Full Delivery Manual is an essential document for private companies and public agencies wishing to procure compensatory mitigation or habitat restoration in the most effective manner possible.... More > The Full Delivery process is explained in detail, including the planning required in advance, the request for proposals, organizational requirements, the review of technical proposals, the calculation of unit cost for each type of mitigation, the opening of sealed cost proposals, the selection of bidders offering the best value product, and the award and management of service contracts. The process can be applied to projects in all parts of the United States and other nations.< Less
Hands On Guide: Urban Planning & Housing By Prakash Apte
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This book is intended to serve as a guide to public spirited men and women, students and professionals who may want to participate effectively in the planning of their cities, environs and habitat.... More > The book provides guidelines for the planning of regions, cities, projects for habitat and project evaluation of planning proposals. It provides food for thought to the state legislators, guidelines to the policy makers and lessons to the enforcement agencies in resolving issues with equity. It hopes to demonstrate to the reader, through examples, how these issues have been handled by the author during his 52 years of experience in regional and city planning and urban development. The author’s considerable experience as consultant with organizations like the World Bank, HUDCO, City & Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra, Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority, and many government and non-government committees dealing with urban issues is reflected in the content of this book.< Less