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More Trouble With Tar Sands: Oil Extraction Leading to Big Forest Loss in Alberta
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, tar sands, deforestation, boreal forests, conservation, habitatdestruction, habitat, pollution, nature, humans, government, energy )

Cal
- 51 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Bitumen extraction itself is land, energy and water intensive. Extracting useful petroleum products from these deposits requires a huge amount of energy input and processing relative to other energy sources, including other oil sources
Keystone XL - Who Needs It? We Got a Railroad!
Environment  (tags: Keystone XL Pipeline, rail transportof tar sands bitumen, tar sands, oil inducstry, politics, protection, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy )

Cal
- 56 days ago - theecologist.org
If you're a tar sands industry executive, this is your light-bulb moment: Who needs the Keystone XL headache when you can bypass the controversy entirely using existing rail lines?
See What Yes Is Doing   video
Environment  (tags: Alberta, Canada, what yes can do, Suncor Energy, oil sands, tar sands, public relations campaign )

Dandelion
- 73 days ago - youtube.com
As Canada's largest oil sands company, we're testing out a theory: Can our slick P R campaign convince Canadians that we care about water, environmental protection and innovation while we pollute clean water and lobby to weaken Alberta's water laws.
TAKE ACTION: Petition For Moratorium on New Pipelines in Minnesota, PLEASE SIGN
Environment  (tags: Take Action, Minnesota, Pipelines, Tar Sands, Oil, Natural Gas, Wild Rice Lakes, Honor The Earth, Petition, Please Sign )

Brian
- 74 days ago - honorearth.org
"We the people, do hereby petition our Minnesota Legislature; House and Senate, Governor Dayton; our United States delegation to Congress and federal agencies; to promptly enact a moratorium on new oil pipelines through northern Minnesota..." Please sign.
Help Protect Whales From Tar Sands Oil Pipeline --- PLEASE SIGN!!!
Environment  (tags: Canada, Kinder Morgan, pipeline, climate-change, conservation, habitat destruction, oceans, pollution, wildlife, ecosystems, environment, tar sands, petition )

Lynn
- 96 days ago - forcechange.com
North American energy giant Kinder Morgan has proposed an expansion of a tar sands oil pipeline from Vancouver, BC that would ship their product overseas. This puts endangered species, like the North Pacific right whale and the blue whale, in ...danger.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Protect Whales From Tar Sands Oil Pipeline - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: energy, whales, proposed pipeline, tar sands, Canada, right whales, endangered, wildlife, habitat, ecosystems, environment )

Cal
- 97 days ago - forcechange.com
North American energy giant Kinder Morgan has proposed an expansion of a tar sands oil pipeline from Vancouver, BC that would ship their product overseas. This puts endangered species, like the North Pacific right whale and the blue whale, in a great deal
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Suncor: I Support Absolute Limits on Water Withdrawals and a Ban on Waste Water Dumping
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, water, tar sands, healthconditions, protection, pollution, politics, habitatdestruction, habitat, world, ecosystems, energy )

Cal
- 99 days ago - whatyescando.org
Suncor is lobbying to get exempted from new water regulations to protect one of Canada's most important rivers. It wants to be able to take as much fresh water from the Athabasca River as it wants -- even when plant and animal life are at risk.
REPORT: Canada Ranks Last in Marine Protection
Environment  (tags: protection, ecosystems, environment, Canada, survey, tar sands, report, conservation, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 132 days ago - macleans.ca
When the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society looked at the ten countries with the largest ocean estate* and ranked them according to how much of that marine area was protected, Canada came in dead last.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Tar Sands Expansion
Environment  (tags: TAR SANDS, tar sands, ecosystems, destruction, environment, pollution, CO2emissions, world, wildlife, protection, energy, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans )

Cal
- 137 days ago - environmentaldefence.ca
The tar sands are damaging our land, water, air, health and climate. If Big Oil gets their way and triples tar sands production by 2030, greenhouse gas pollution will soar, high concentrations of toxic chemicals will be released into the air and water,
MUST SEE VIDEO! Climate Change: David Suzuki Speaks to Bill Moyers About Gettng Real
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Tar Sands, climate, Bill Moyers, David Suzuki )

Ruth Ann
- 160 days ago - ecowatch.com
David Suzuki says: ""Our politicians should be thrown in the slammer for willful blindness," the scientist, author and philanthropist said. "I think that we are being willfully blind to the consequences for our children and grandchildren."
Indigenous Lawsuits Could Paralyze Canada's Tar Sands
Environment  (tags: world, environment, ecosystems, tar sands, Canad, indigenous rights, lawsuits, healthconditions, conservation )

Cal
- 167 days ago - news.vice.com
This wave of litigation responds to Canada's new regulatory climate, in which many major energy projects no longer require environmental assessments, millions of waterways are now unprotected, and those looking to participate in public hearings on energy
Alberta - Tar Sands Emissions Linked to Health Damage
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, environment, tar sands, pollution, politics, protection, ecosystems, destruction, energy, world )

Cal
- 196 days ago - theecologist.org
A report by Alberta's energy regulator links emissions from tar sands oil production with serious health impacts in the Peace River region that have forced families to flee their homes
Koch Brothers Are Largest Lease Holders in Alberta Tar Sands
Environment  (tags: Energy, Koch brothers, Keystone XL, Research, Tar Sands, Alberta, University, debate, BigOil )

Angelika
- 212 days ago - ecowatch.com
The largest lease holder in Canada's oil sands is a subsidiary of Koch Industries, the conglomerate that is the source of the fortune owned by the controversial conservative political donors, Charles and David Koch.
Buffy Sainte-Marie on Tar Sands: 'You'Ve Got to Take This Seriously'
Environment  (tags: tar sands, activism, indigneous rights, water, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, politics )

Cal
- 213 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
'If you really want to see something historic in your life, go to Fort McMurray and just bear witness to what they're doing,' says legendary musician-activist Sainte-Marie.
Study Finds Industry Underreporting of Oil Sands Pollutants .Com/2014
Environment  (tags: tar sands, study, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife )

Cal
- 224 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
A new study has found that certain types of chemical pollutants emitted by Canada's oil sands tailing ponds have gone underreported for years.
 

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