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What Are Oil Sands And Why Are They So Dangerous?

Canada has positioned itself as a global leader in tackling climate change.‌1 But it also has a dirty secret that undermines that reputation – its highly polluting oil sands industry.2 In brief, this is what you need to know about oil sands. What are oil…
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The Athabasca River, Canada

The Athabasca River is the longest river in Alberta, Canada.1 Beginning in the Canadian Rocky Mountains at Jasper National Park, it meanders northeast before ending its 765 mile-long course in Lake Athabasca.2 This journey takes it through the centre of Alberta’s oil sands…
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Cleanup Detroit: Actions to become green

Detroit was once the heart of American industry. Then came the crisis – a quarter of the people left the city. A lot of space for new things. Also for a healthier and better way of life. But therefore, some actions were needed to cleanup Detroit. The Greening of…
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Canada's Oil Pipelines: Danger of Aging

Old pipelines leak more than new ones Canada’s oil pipelines have one major weakness: aging. The Pegasus Pipeline primer on TransCanada’s West-East pipeline was 65 years old when it ruptured. Older pipelines, which have undergone decades of wear and corrosion, can be…
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Some of the issues

Interview with WDIV, Channel 4 at the human blockade action on Monday, June 24 2013 at TransFlo Terminal. The topics covered in thevideo were: Illegal dumpinghas been happening since November 2012 to present. Triggered by MarathonRefinery’s…