09 May '11, 9pm

Beavers are helping reduce the impact of a recent massive oil spill in Canada: via @mongabay

Beavers are helping reduce the impact of a recent massive oil spill in Canada: via @mongabay

Oil sands pollution in Canada worse than industry and government claim (12/07/2009) Canada's tar sands have been internationally criticized as one of the world's largest industrial sources of greenhouse gases, but the energy-intensive extraction of oil also has a less-noted impact on the local environment. A new study shows that the Alberta's oil sands are likely releasing more PACs (polycyclic aromatic compounds) into nearby Athabasca River and its tributaries than the industry-funded and government-supported Regional Aquatics Monitoring Program (RAMP) has reported. Has Canada become the new climate villain (yes, that's right, Canada)? (12/02/2009) In 2007 American delegates to a climate summit in Bali were booed outright for obstructing a global agreement on climate change. Then in a David versus Goliath moment they were famously scolded by a negotiator from Papua New Gu...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0509-hance_canada_spill.html

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