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March 1, 2015

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Commissioned by Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, this report presents the findings of an analysis of food system sustainability measurement, certification and reporting initiatives of...


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November 1, 2014

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Extraction and upgrading/refining of mined bitumen are energy intensive operations that require significant fuel consumption resulting in emissions of greenhouse gases. The less understood part of...


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March 1, 2014

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Life cycle assessment is a formalized methodology that provides a quantitative approach to understanding the distribution of resource demands and environmental impacts along food product supply...


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March 1, 2014

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Presents results and key findings from a 2012-2014 project aimed to set out a scientifically robust and transparent environmental assessment of current egg production in Alberta through life cycle...


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November 1, 2012

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With increasing demands on the world’s water resources, the concept of water footprinting is beginning to gain traction. This fact sheet explains the concept of a "water footprint" and what this...


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September 1, 2012

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This fact sheet provides an overview of environmental footprinting, which is a method for measuring the environmental impact of a product or process. The method considers a variety of...


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August 1, 2012

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This fact sheet provides case studies from major agri-food corporations in Canada. These resulted from a project that helped position Alberta producers to meet these requirements by determining...


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August 1, 2012

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This fact sheet highlights a selection of global and North American environmental footprinting initiatives. These initiatives help businesses gather credible information and assess their...


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December 20, 2010

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Reports on efforts by Sustainable Resource Development to work with stakeholders to develop an access management plan for the Bighorn Backcountry that would allow different recreational users...


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August 31, 2010

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This literature review and analysis of environmental footprinting in Alberta, Canada and internationally, can be used for the development of an environmental accounting framework and measurement...