Guidance Documents

Guidelines for applying the precautionary principle to biodiversity conservation and natural resource management (NRM)

This is the first international set of guidance for applying the precautionary principle in the area of biodiversity conservation and NRM.

Jo Treweek provided international case studies and analysis of how the precautionary principle should be used and applied in impact assessment at the project level, to safeguard biodiversity.

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UK: Guidance on Biodiversity and SEA.

Jo Treweek, Levett Therivel and Oxford Brookes University developed guidance on how to incorporate biodiversity issues into strategic environmental assessment in the UK, to coincide with the implementation of the EU SEA Directive.


Appropriate Assessment of Plans. Scott Wilson, Levett Therivel, Treweek Environmental Consultants and Land Use Consultants (2006)

This paper aims to provide advice for English authorities on the application of Appropriate Assessment to plans (including land use plans).

It is aimed primarily at local and regional authorities, but may also be of use to national agencies, other competent authorities, developers and consultants.

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