Manitoba Bioeconomy Atlas
The Manitoba Bioeconomy Atlas demonstrates the economic and ecological value of common wetland plants as a marketable feedstock for biomass energy—all with the goal of creating a healthier Lake Winnipeg basin and developing a Manitoba bioeconomy.
The Manitoba Bioeconomy Atlas realizes a web-based spatial inventory of conventional and unconventional biomass sources; using a custom model to determine optimal sites for biomass refineries and thermal facilities; and provide a tool to support stakeholder decisions, markets and policies in the production of Manitoba’s bioeconomy.
If you are a biomass producer, it can help you work out how much biomass you have and how much it is worth.
If you are a biomass consumer, it can help you source biomass, calculate how much it costs and learn why using biomass is the environmentally friendly and economic choice.
Come and explore the Manitoba Bioeconomy Atlas and learn the landscape of Manitoba’s biomass resources and how this province can develop a sustainable economy for the 21st century.
Canada Should Copy Europe When It Comes to the Bioeconomy
The recently announced EU Bioeconomy Strategy continues that continent’s legacy of advancing biological solutions to environmental questions and strategically highlights the economic benefits of the approach with a strong focus on jobs, growth and investment.
Making Biomass Big Business in Manitoba
Biomass has the potential to be a major player in the renewable energy sector in Manitoba. Now we need to create a sustainable industry for it. Here's how we can make that happen.
You might also be interested in
Scientists from Two Continents Working Together to Improve the Health of the African Great Lakes
World-class scientists and researchers from across North America and Africa are putting their heads together to tackle some of the most pressing issues facing the African Great Lakes today.
AquaHacking Lake Winnipeg
We are challenging young innovators to team up and develop new and innovative solutions to tackle urgent freshwater issues.
We've joined forces with young leaders to create clear, credible resources that directly confront the realities of our present and our future.
Measuring the Impact of Microplastics on Fresh Water
The impact of plastics on aquatic systems and the environmenta is big news and of major concern these days.