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Tar Sands Documentation in Canada (All Photographers & Videos) 

Tar Sands Documentation in Canada (All Photographers & Videos) 

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GP0ALB8R 
05/25/2008 
A collection of documentation images and clips from 2008 and 2009 on tar sands in Canada.
Canada's tar sands, located in the province of Alberta, are an oil reserve the size of England. Extracting the crude oil called bitumen from underneath unspoiled wilderness requires a massive industrialized effort with far-reaching impacts on the land, air, water, and climate. Getting the oil out of the tar sands uses roughly three barrels of water per barrel of oil, or as much water as a city of two million people. After use in tar sands processing, 90 per cent of this water is so contaminated with toxic chemicals that it must be stored in tailings ponds so huge that they can be seen from outer space. Tar sands oil production releases five times more greenhouse gases than conventional oil production. Tar sands activities also affect the health of local communities, causing fish deformities and increased cancer rates. 
25 June, 2008 
GP03X3O 
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Syncrude Facility at the Alberta Tar Sands
22 May, 2008 
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An Open-Pit Mine at the Alberta Tar Sands
22 May, 2008 
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Earth Movers at the Alberta Tar Sands
22 May, 2008 
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Earth Mover at the Alberta Tar Sands
22 May, 2008 
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Tailings pond at the Alberta Tar Sands
22 May, 2008 
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Tailings Pond at the Alberta Tar Sands
22 May, 2008 
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Communications Tower at the Alberta Tar Sands
22 May, 2008 
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Athabasca Lodge at the Alberta Tar Sands
22 May, 2008 
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Reaction to Duck Deaths at the Alberta Tar Sands
22 May, 2008 
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Workers' Housing at the Alberta Tar Sands
22 May, 2008 
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Heavy Traffic at Alberta Tar Sands
23 May, 2008 
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An Earth Mover at the Alberta Tar Sands
23 May, 2008 
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Wilderness Destruction at the Alberta Tar Sands
22 May, 2008 
GP01QC8 
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Tailings Pond at the Alberta Tar Sands
22 May, 2008 
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Tailings Pond at the Alberta Tar Sands
22 May, 2008 
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Open Pit Mining at the Alberta Tar Sands
25 June, 2008 
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Suncor Facility next to the Athabasca River at the Alberta Tar Sands
25 June, 2008 
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Air Pollution from the Alberta Tar Sands
25 June, 2008 
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Sulfur Deposits, a By-Product of the Alberta Tar Sands
25 June, 2008 
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Sulphur Deposits at the Alberta Tar Sands
25 June, 2008 
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Air Pollution at the Alberta Tar Sands
25 June, 2008 
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An Open-Pit Mine at the Alberta Tar Sands
25 June, 2008 
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Suncor Production Facility at the Alberta Tar Sands
25 June, 2008 
GP01QCY 
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Open-pit Mine at the Alberta Tar Sands
25 June, 2008 
GP01QCZ 
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