How the minerals industry can overcome its biodiversity net gain challenges

It has long been recognised that mineral sites play an essential role in reversing ongoing declines in biodiversity, but a metric proposed to measure this puts the sector at a disadvantage, argue Jules Price, Claire Wansbury and Luke Gorman

by Jules Price, Claire Wansbury and Luke Gorman
Restoring sites to enhance biodiversity is already common practice for mineral operators. Photograph: Atkins
Restoring sites to enhance biodiversity is already common practice for mineral operators. Photograph: Atkins

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