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September 30, 2020
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How the Beatles & Beyoncé are powering soil conservation research in Alberta

When you think of accepting an internship with ALI’s Soil Health Initiative, images of standing in a canola field, digging up soil cores and getting dirty come to mind.  But for two U of A law students, first-year Kyle Whitlock and second-year Monika Sharma, it means spending days on their home computers digging around the internet to research the current state of soil legislation. ALI’s Soil…

November 26, 2019
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Can Markets Create Healthier Ecosystems?

Harnessing the power of markets for healthier ecosystems Could this be an ideal time for Alberta to support trading in ecosystem services credits? For more than a decade, the Alberta government, landowners and, producers, and other stakeholders have expressed an interest in using market-based instruments (MBIs) to protect and steward the province’s land, air, and water. MBIs are designed to align…

November 30, 2017
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Measuring conservation offsets: why it matters

It is becoming increasingly common for land and resource developers to offer, or be required, to provide compensation for the disturbance which they cause to natural ecosystems.  One form of that compensation is payment to an agency that will use the funds to provide later benefits to the ecosystem.  These are often referred to as “in-lieu” payments of fees because the payment is made in lieu…

February 22, 2013
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Alberta Land Institute Congratulates Researchers on Successful Grant Applications

Institute Awards Grants for Research in Property Rights, Wetlands and Agricultural Land Loss February 11, 2013: Alberta Land Institute (ALI) congratulates three University of Alberta professors and their collaborators for their successful research grant applications. These grant applications resulted from ALI’s September 2012 Call for Proposals. Beginning this month, the ALI will be supporting three…