Forests provide society with many beneficial ecosystem services, including wood products, biodiversity, fresh water, recreation and carbon storage.
An estimated 150,000 km of legacy seismic lines across Alberta will require some type of intervention to be placed on a trajectory to full recovery.
The overarching goal of the environmental assessment process is to protect the environment by incorporating environmental factors into decision making.
Since the launch of the Natural Capital Protocol last year, we have made strides in assembling the necessary tools available to the private sector.
The purpose of the Natural Capital Symposium is to bring together Natural Capital thought leaders from around the globe to review their natural capital approaches, share new ideas, and address gaps and barriers.
The Alberta economy depends heavily on natural resource extraction. These activities can have significant environmental and social impacts on regions in which they operate.