07 Apr '12, 3pm

The Terrible Impact of Tar Sand Mining on Bird Migration

The Terrible Impact of Tar Sand Mining on Bird Migration

Tar sand mining destroys thousands of acres of forests and wetlands each year and is turning Canada’s pristine wilderness into a toxic dump. Many aspect of oil development have far-reaching impacts on birds and their migration: Birds are exposed to acid rain and heavy metals through ingestion and inhalation. Poisoned birds are likely to weaken, suffer reproduction problems, and eventually die. The impact of the tar sands refinery and pipeline infrastructure also reaches far beyond the forests to many migration routes across North America.

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