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Tar Sands Strategy Presentation Indicates 'Worst-Case Scenario' Has Come To Pass
Environment  (tags: globalwarming, destruction, climatechange, climate-change, CO2emissions, environment, Canada, Harper, oil sands, tar sands, Alberta, Keystone, pipelines, pollution, politics )

Michael
- 1351 days ago - huffingtonpost.ca
A strategic analysis carried out in 2010 for the tar sands identifies a "worst-case scenario" for the industry that appears to have come to pass.
Cancer-Causing Chemical Levels Skyrocket in Alberta's Industrial Heartland
Environment  (tags: Alberta, Industrial Heartland, Cancer, air pollution )

Judy
- 1392 days ago - desmog.ca
An independent study has found high levels of airborne carcinogens downwind of Alberta's industrial heartland, an area that has come to be known as "cancer alley" for its high rates of rare cancers.
Witness - To The Last Drop   video
Environment  (tags: Witness, To The Last Drop, Aljazeera, Canada, Alberta, Tar Sands, dirty oil, cancer, Fort Chipewyan, oil sands, USA, First Nations )

Dandelion
- 1726 days ago - youtube.com
A Faustian pact with the American energy consumer, the Canadian Gov't is doing everything it can to protect the dirtiest oil project ever known. Fort Chipewyan has experienced spike in cancer & dire studies have revealed the true consequences of dirty oil
The Keystone Debate: Forget the Pipeline, This Is About the Oilsands
Environment  (tags: climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, energy, environment, Canada, Alberta, tar sands, oil sands, politics, pollution )

Michael
- 2009 days ago - cbc.ca
When supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline tout the benefits of TransCanada's $7-billion plan to ship crude oil from Alberta to Texas, they have a long list.
Fire Destroys 40% of Slave Lake
Environment  (tags: Slave Lake, Alberta, wildfires, destruction, 7, 000 residents, evacuated, Premier Ed Stelmach, Canadian Red Cross )

RosemaryR
- 2289 days ago - cbc.ca
Alberta has called in hundreds of extra firefighters to battle a fire that was still considered out of control Monday after destroying 40 per cent of the town of Slave Lake -- and forcing thousands of people to flee their homes.
Alberta's New Parks Act Puts Parks at Risk ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, nature, protection, parks, Alberta, Canada )

CherAWAY
- 2464 days ago - salsa.democracyinaction.org
The government argues that the bill will balance conservation and recreation in provincial parks. Conservation should not be balanced with recreation and tourism, it should be the priority. The new Act is seriously flawed
Oilsands Poisoning Fish, Say Scientists, Fishermen
Environment  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, energy, environment, forests, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, pollution, water, wildlife, fisheries, fish, streams, rivers, canada, alberta, oil, fossil fuel mining, oil sands, oil industry, poison in water supply )

Kelly
- 2531 days ago - cbc.ca
Fish with tumours, deformities and signs of disease or infection were collected from the lower Athabasca River, Athabasca Delta and Lake Athabasca, downstream from the oilsands.
Alberta Opens Door to First New Protected Wilderness in a Decade
Environment  (tags: canada, alberta, goverment, conservation, wilderness, wildlife, protection )

Simone
- 2927 days ago - cpaws.org
For the first time in 10 years, the Alberta government is giving the green light to creating new protected wilderness areas in the province -- a move being welcomed by the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS). The region that will be affected is
Sign Petition: Stop the Proposed Enbridge Pipelines!
Environment  (tags: environment, oil, tar, sdands, greenhouse, gas, co2emissions, canada, alberta, BC, Enbridge, pipelines, world, pollution, habitatdestruction, wildlife, nature, protection, ecosystems, conservation, Sustainabililty, energy, government, globalwarming )

Tom
- 3010 days ago - change.org
It's like science fiction, a new and more dangerous type of oil, carried in trucks the size of three-story condominiums, mined in barren black moonscapes by dirty oil barons flush with cash squeezing even more drops out of Earth's global carbon addiction.
Explore Alberta - Put a Brake on the Tar Sands! Take Action!!
Environment  (tags: tar sands, Alberta, Canada, environment, destruction, CO2emissions, protection, pollution, wildlife, animals, nature, habitat )

CherAWAY
- 3328 days ago - care2.com
Travelling Alberta is a mock travel site that pulls back the curtain on tar sands development and shows the world what the province is desperately trying to hide: pools of toxic, deadly water It tells the real story of what travelers will find in Alberta
   

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