Sian Sullivan

Sian Sullivan is a senior Lecturer in Environment and Development at Birkbeck College, University of London. She teaches on Cultural Landscapes and Environment and Development.

Mike Hannis

Offsetting Nature?: Habitat Banking and Biodiversity Offsets in the English Land Use Planning System

Hannis and Sullivan 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.