Biodiversity Management &
Climate Change Adaptation

It’s Our Nature to Know


About The Project

Our goal is to develop essential knowledge and tools to support the management
of Alberta's biodiversity in a changing climate.

Bumblebees in a Squeeze: Study Links Bumblebee Shifts with Climate Change

No one likes the idea of wildlife being trapped between a rock and a hard place, but new research is showing that this may be the situation faced by bumblebees in warming temperatures. A study published recently in the journal Science [1] has drawn attention to the negative impacts of climate change [...]

Adapting monitoring to more effectively assess the impacts of climate change on Alberta’s biodiversity

Biodiversity monitoring is essential to support climate change adaptation. This report describes a variety of ways that the ABMI's data can be used to detect the impacts of climate change on biodiversity and gaps that could be addressed to improve monitoring to support climate change adaptation.view pdf

Understanding and Responding to the Effects of Climate Change on Alberta’s Biodiversity

A comprehensive overview of the Biodiversity Management and Climate Change Adaptation project, including highlights of research outcomes and key conclusions.visit link



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Our Core Funder

We gratefully acknowledge core funding for this project from the
Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation.

Miistakis Institute

Our Collaborators & Funders

Without the expertise and enthusiasm of our project team members from these collaborating organizations, this work would not be possible.
Thank you!

University of Alberta
Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions
Alverta Innovates Technology Futures
Alverta Innovates Technology Futures
Boreal Avian Modelling Project
Alberta conservation Association
ABMI Message

The Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute conducts world-class monitoring of more than 2500 species and habitats in Alberta. The ABMI leads projects like this one to demonstrate the application of ABMI’s data and expertise to critical environmental planning and management questions.