legal and institutional frameworks for biodiversity conservation
Clare Shine is a barrister specialising in the development, integration and communication of environmental policy. She holds an MA from Oxford and an MPhil in Environmental Law (Sorbonne University) and currently operates as an independent consultant based in Paris. She has 20 years’ experience working on legal and institutional frameworks for biodiversity conservation, coastal/marine management, transboundary cooperation and regional capacity-building, with a particular focus on the implementation of environmental treaties in the Mediterranean and Africa. Clare has advised a wide range of intergovernmental organisations, government agencies, industry groups and NGOs and authored cross-sectoral reports and guidelines covering voluntary and economic instruments as well as regulatory tools. She has played a leading role in the formation of invasive species policy at the global and European level. Clare has worked with IEEP since 2006 and is an integral part of the IEEP team supporting the European Commission on the future EU Strategy on Invasive Alien Species. Prior to her legal career, Clare was employed in industry and the media and has continued to work as a freelance journalist from Paris.
This study provides technical support to inform the Commission’s Impact Assessment and consideration of initiatives at EU level on the ratification and implementation of the Nagoya Protocol by the EU and its Member States.
The study demonstrates the value of ecosystems and biodiversity to the economy, society and individuals. It underlines the urgent need to transform our approach to natural capital, and demonstrates how we can practically take into account the value of ecosystems and biodiversity in policy decisions to promote the protection of our environment and contribute to a sustainable economy and to the wellbeing of societies.
This report sets out a suggested outline for key components of the future EU Strategy on Invasive Alien Species. It also provides an initial assessment of the possible scale of costs and benefits associated with EU policy action on IAS.
This assessment provides a picture of the different environmental, social and economic costs and benefits of invasive alien species (IAS) in Europe, constituting the first full assessment of all types ...
This assessment presents and analyses existing data on the costs and benefits of different policy measures and actions related to the prevention and control of invasive alien species (IAS). The report ...