November 4, 2015

ESSA and EcoFish Join Forces to Develop Operational Guidance for the Province of British Columbia on Environmental Flow Needs

Under the new Water Sustainability Act, there is added attention to the requirement to consider environmental flow needs (EFN) in new water licensing decisions in British […]
November 4, 2015

CIDA Profiles ESSA Joint Venture to Curb Industrial Pollution in Vietnam

The Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) has just released an online overview of one of ESSA’s most prominent international projects – the recently completed $15 M […]
August 5, 2015

ESSA to support practice of climate change adaptation among professional biologists in western Canada

The BC College of Applied Biology and the Alberta Society of Professional Biologists have received conditional approval for funding from Natural Resources Canada for a climate […]
July 27, 2015

Nick Sonntag, one of the founders of ESSA

Nick Sonntag, one of the founders of ESSA, and a huge contributor to the company’s growth from 1979 to 1995, died unexpectedly on June 27, 2015. […]
July 23, 2015

Watershed Status Evaluation: An Assessment of 71 Watersheds meeting BC’s Fisheries sensitive Watershed Criteria

This pilot project assessed the watershed indicator risk status of 71 watersheds across most of British Columbia’s natural resource regions. Measured values for as many as […]
July 9, 2015

Surface Water Allocation in a Changing Climate: Data Gaps, Needs, and Priorities

The BC Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations recently released a report led by ESSA that helps identify and prioritize data and modelling needs […]
June 10, 2015

ESSA Supporting Climate-Informed EIA and Assessing Climate Vulnerability in El Salvador

ESSA  Technologies  Ltd.  has  been  retained  by  the Climate & Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)  to  provide  technical  assistance  to  the  Government  of El Salvador on climate-compatible […]
June 9, 2015

NOW AVAILABLE IN SPANISH – IFC Good Practice Handbook on Cumulative Impact Assessment & Management

The Good Practice Handbook developed by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), in collaboration with ESSA, to assist private sector companies in emerging markets assess cumulative impacts […]
February 17, 2015

Adaptive Management of Social-Ecological Systems

  ESSA’s most experienced adaptive management practitioners have written a chapter on Adaptive Management Today: A Practitioners’ Perspective in a book entitled Adaptive Management of Social-Ecological Systems , […]
July 27, 2015

Nick Sonntag, one of the founders of ESSA

Nick Sonntag, one of the founders of ESSA, and a huge contributor to the company’s growth from 1979 to 1995, died unexpectedly on June 27, 2015. […]
July 23, 2015

Watershed Status Evaluation: An Assessment of 71 Watersheds meeting BC’s Fisheries sensitive Watershed Criteria

This pilot project assessed the watershed indicator risk status of 71 watersheds across most of British Columbia’s natural resource regions. Measured values for as many as […]
July 9, 2015

Surface Water Allocation in a Changing Climate: Data Gaps, Needs, and Priorities

The BC Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations recently released a report led by ESSA that helps identify and prioritize data and modelling needs […]
June 10, 2015

ESSA Supporting Climate-Informed EIA and Assessing Climate Vulnerability in El Salvador

ESSA  Technologies  Ltd.  has  been  retained  by  the Climate & Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)  to  provide  technical  assistance  to  the  Government  of El Salvador on climate-compatible […]
June 9, 2015

NOW AVAILABLE IN SPANISH – IFC Good Practice Handbook on Cumulative Impact Assessment & Management

The Good Practice Handbook developed by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), in collaboration with ESSA, to assist private sector companies in emerging markets assess cumulative impacts […]
February 17, 2015

Adaptive Management of Social-Ecological Systems

  ESSA’s most experienced adaptive management practitioners have written a chapter on Adaptive Management Today: A Practitioners’ Perspective in a book entitled Adaptive Management of Social-Ecological Systems , […]
February 5, 2015

Reflections on child-centered climate change adaptation in Southeast Asia

Children are often more vulnerable to impacts of climate change than adults. How can we generate recommendations for scaling (child-centred) climate change adaptation/resilience programming? ESSA’s senior […]
January 19, 2015

Principles for Designing Environmental Monitoring Triggers

Designing effective monitoring programs can be a significant challenge. Monitoring programs need to consider three types of protection, protection from: 1) “finding” an effect that is […]
August 14, 2014

Welcome to our new website!

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