According to CIEEM, Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) is ‘an approach to development that leaves biodiversity in a better state than before. Where a development has an impact on biodiversity it encourages developers to provide an increase in appropriate natural habitat and ecological features over and above that being affected in such a way it is hoped that the current loss of biodiversity through development will be halted and ecological networks can be restored.’
NatureMetrics welcomes BNG and Natural England’s Biodiversity Metric, which has the potential to improve biodiversity outcomes and create nature markets across England. Our innovative technology can be used to support the aims and objectives of BNG, and we are already working with clients to use eDNA to complement and support BNG assessments.
We would love to explore with you how we can help you meet your BNG goals.
Some of the ways in which our eDNA services can complement and support your BNG efforts include: