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Online Report Highlights Environmental Monitoring in Alberta's Oil Sands Region

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Together with the Alberta Environmental Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Agency (AEMERA) and monitoring organizations in the oil sands region, the ABMI is pleased to announce the launch of an electronic community report featuring information and results related to environmental monitoring...

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New ABMI Report: Latest Assessment of Biodiversity Health in an Alberta Forest Management Agreement Area Shows Intactness at 94%

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A new ABMI report—The Status of Biodiversity in Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. Forest Management Agreement Area—examines how the current condition of biodiversity and human footprint changed in the Al-Pac Forest Management Agreement (Al-Pac FMA) area between 1999 and 2012. This new...

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Innovation Anthology Profiles ABMI Geospatial Centre

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The ABMI’s mission is to track changes in Alberta’s wildlife and their habitats from border to border, and provide relevant scientifically credible information on Alberta’s biodiversity. We do this in part by surveying biodiversity in the field across a systematic grid of sites.

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ABMI celebrates the release of Adapt-action – a new tool to help municipalities adapt to climate change

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For municipalities facing risks, like flooding and wildfire, due to ongoing climate change, natural ecosystems may play a key role in reducing these risks while providing other benefits too.

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ABMI Releases Status of Biodiversity Reports on the Upper Peace and Lower Peace Regions of Alberta

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Today, the ABMI releases its latest reports, first-of-its-kind analyses of the current condition of biodiversity and human footprint in the Upper Peace Region (UPR) and Lower Peace Region (LPR) of Alberta.

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ABMI Releases New Human Footprint Data for Alberta

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The ABMI has released a new version of ABMI’s Human Footprint Inventory for Alberta. The inventory is version three of the Wall-to-Wall Human Footprint (HF) in the province for 2012 and data is now available online.

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ABMI Releases Historical Orthophotos of Alberta: New Insight into Alberta’s Changing Landscapes

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Thanks to historical aerial photography and contemporary data analysis, Alberta now has a unique insight into the character of Alberta’s landscapes and townscapes over half a century ago. Historical orthophotos of Alberta (circa 1950-60) are now being released to the public for the first time...

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ABMI & Alberta Science Network Partner for Wetland Presentations in Edmonton Schools

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The Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute (ABMI) has recently partnered with Alberta Science Network (ASN) to provide engaging, hands-on (grade 5) Wetland Ecosystems presentation to Edmonton schools.

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Better Environmental Management Through Monitoring

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The ABMI hosts its 2nd annual Speakers' Series “Better Environmental Management Through Monitoring 2015”!

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Rare Plants & Rare Animals Factsheets Released

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The ABMI monitors biodiversity across the province of Alberta. We track changes in groups of common plants and animals in order to understand how their populations might be changing over time.

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