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Biodiversity and ecosystem services fundamentals: A summary

May 2018

This document provides a summary of the 2016 guidance document Biodiversity and ecosystem services fundamentals. It delivers key recommendations and outlines the guidance for the management of biodiversity and ecosystem services (BES) impacts, dependencies, risks and opportunities in the oil and gas sector.

Biodiversity and ecosystem services fundamentals: A summary presents six interrelated BES management practices, along with case studies from oil and gas companies to illustrate how these practices can be applied across the sector.

This summary document is also available in Portuguese.

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