Sunday, December 7, 2008

emerging threat to boreal forest bird populations

An emerging threat to birds lies in the development of Canadian tar sands. Read about these factors:

Tar Sands Mining Destroys Boreal Bird Habitat
Tailings Ponds From Mining Trap Birds in Oily Waste
Tar Sands Drilling Fragments Bird Habitat
Tar Sands Water Withdrawals Harm Wetlands and Water Habitats
Tar Sands Toxins Weaken and Kill Boreal Birds
Beyond Alberta—Impacts of Tar Sands Pipelines and Refineries

in a new report based at the following link:
Natural Resources Defense Council report

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