Tar Sand Oil casestudy

the search for new resources- Environmentally sensitive. Athabasca River, Canada

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  • Environmentally sensitive
    • TAR SAND OIL Alberta, Canada Athabasca River
      • Extreme deforestation
        • 140,000km2
        • Boreal forest
        • reduction in bio diversity
      • Toxic sludge
        • 1/160 litres leaks
      • Greenhouse gas 1.3 million car equivalent a day
      • Wildlife & locals effected by tailing ponds
        • TAILING PONDS: large, man made lakes made from toxic waste water. polluting local water supplies, leading to increased cancer levels (carcinogenic)
        • government covering up


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