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New Alberta portal offers detailed species and mapping info

New Alberta portal offers detailed species and mapping info

Website profiles show where species are likely to be found and how they respond to human activity

Reading Time: 2 minutes Detailed information on hundreds of Alberta plant and animal species is now available online. The Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute — a global leader in biodiversity monitoring — has created the Data & Analytics Portal to provide easy access to the institute’s extensive biodiversity-related data, reports, and maps. A key part of the portal is the […] Read more

New super agency aims to help diversify economy

Alberta Innovates merges four agencies, including two that had been involved in agricultural projects

Reading Time: 2 minutes Four Albertan agencies are merging into one large entity in order to become more cost efficient and competitive. On Nov. 1, Alberta Innovates became a legal entity, absorbing Alberta Innovates Tech Futures; Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions; Alberta Innovates Energy and Environment Solutions; and Alberta Innovates Health Solutions. “There’s a lot of stake in this because […] Read more