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Caught on Tape

How industry keeps an eye on wildlife

Critter cam

Man-Made Lakes Mean Real Benefits

Industry uses compensation lakes to create homes for displaced fish

There’s a tonne of science that goes into planning, constructing and monitoring these lakes, it’s very complicated.

Where the Bison Roam

An at risk species is growing in numbers on old oilsands land


Easing off the Gas

New requirements for Alberta’s oil and gas industry will reduce greenh…

Imagine you're in a game of Jeopardy! and you've selected "Climate Change for $500, Alex."

The 411 on H2O in O&G

Graphic explains how water is used and conserved in oil and gas develo…

Like canola fields, cattle, and even our bodies, Alberta’s oil and gas sector needs water to survive.

Seismology Matters

A new AER video explains the link between hydraulic fracturing and ear…

If an earthquake happens, but no one can feel it, did it really happen?

The Tide is High

The AER releases its annual industry water use report

Like aquatic plants, splish-splashy fish, and the human body, Alberta industries rely on water to survive. The oil and gas sector is no exception. It is allocated a portion of the province’s water, wh… Read more

Keeping the Wolves at Bay

Industry-led program aims to help woodland caribou populations recover

You might've seen them while out on a hike or when flying over heavily wooded areas: long seismic lines or old access roads cut into the forest.

Doing What it Takes to Keep Wildlife Safe

Spill-response co-op pulls out all the stops when tackling an oil rele…

If you’ve ever driven past a car dealership, you might recognize this distinct silhouette: an air-filled tube with tentacle hair and run-amok limbs, dancing by the side of the road while air courses t… Read more

Using Less to Produce More

AER report includes data that shows less water being used in energy de…

It’s the middle of winter, and the world around us is frozen—tree branches droop with snow and lakes have transformed from glacier-blue basins to nature’s crystal-clear ice rinks. But the water from A… Read more

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