Ecological compensation of highway impacts Negotiated trade-off or no-net-loss?

@inproceedings{Cuperus2005EcologicalCO,
  title={Ecological compensation of highway impacts Negotiated trade-off or no-net-loss?},
  author={Ruud Cuperus},
  year={2005}
}
After years of efforts to avoid or reduce the impact of infrastructure projects on nature, the principle of ecological compensation has been incorporated in Dutch governmental policy. Ecological compensation aims to recover those ecological functions and natural values that still remain affected after maximum effort has been made to reduce the impact of the intervention (mitigation). The accepted aim of current policy is thus no-net-loss of area and quality by means of mitigative and… CONTINUE READING