Helium Exploration Threatens Sage-Grouse Habitat
April 25, 2022
Wild Lands Advocate Wilderness Watch update by: Ruiping Luo, AWA Conservation Specialist
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Helium, a commonly used non-renewable resource, has recently seen massive increases in value. With the increase in value has come increased investment, and Alberta is eager to be part of the rush. While helium could provide an economic boost to the province’s economy, the rapid scramble for helium may cause irrevocable damage to sensitive habitats.