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New agri-environmental portal utilizes GIS

Canada, 7 July 2006: Information data on land use, soil, water, climate and biodiversity collected from different sources using GIS technology is now available on the new bilingual Web portal www.agr.gc.ca/nlwis-snite, developed by the National Land and Water Information Service (NLWIS) of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC).

The portal offers easy access to agri-environmental maps, data, tools and expertise, all on one Web site. It also intends to provide expertise to help decision makers interpret the information.