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New Online Resource on Alberta’s Plants & Animals

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For the first time, Albertans now have a resource at their fingertips that provides detailed information on hundreds of Alberta’s plant and animal species.

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2016 Data Release

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More than half of the ABMI's 2015 data can now be downloaded from our public website.

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ABMI releases new report on the status of biodiversity in the Prairie Region of Alberta

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Latest numbers show 37% of the Prairie Region of Alberta remains as native vegetation. Biggest ecological change: species that require native prairie habitat have lower-than-expected abundance.

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The ABMI's Monitoring Centre Radio Stars!

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The ABMI collects biodiversity data at 1,656 sites across the province of Alberta. It’s a massive undertaking and requires intense preparation and organization – but who’s behind the ABMI’s Monitoring Centre? Exactly how do they go about collecting biodiversity data, and how do they ensure...

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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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