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IISD promotes human development and environmental sustainability.

  • Who will pay for Alberta's orphan wells?

    Who will pay for Alberta's orphan wells?

    Abandoned wells require proper decommissioning to prevent harm to the environment and surrounding community. But who will pay for this?

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Humanity faces immense and urgent challenges

Climate change, biodiversity loss and poverty pose a serious threat to present and future generations. Learn More


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Navigating Troubled Waters

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Our Food. Our Farmers. The Planet.

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Investing in Progress

Agriculture is on the front lines of nearly all urgent global challenges, from hunger to climate change to biodiversity loss and freshwater scarcity. We provide solutions so agriculture can act as a driver for change. 


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