Entries in #AlbertaTarSands (2)


Forest Day 2017:  Wildfires

Wildfires are uncontrollable, fast spreading and occur in many places around the world. Embers can carry the fire through the wind far away from  where the fire ignited, starting a chain reaction and continuing the blaze. However, their impact on humans often overshadows their ecological value.

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The Alberta Tar Sands: What Are  They?

So much attention is paid in environment news to the oil industry but one section of it is being overlooked. Canada is home to the Alberta Tar Sands, a vast area of land devoted entirely to inefficiently gathering the precious oil and leaving a sticky trail of destruction in its wake.

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