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png This map shows extent of oil sands in Alberta: Athabasca Oil Sands, the Cold Lake Oil Sands, and Peace River Oil Sands.

Alberta Canada, oil sands flyover. This is how the oil sands have been harvested since 1967.  Lots of interesting pics.

The Canadian Oil Sand Mines Refused Us Access, So We Rented This Plane To See What They Were Up To

Tar sand pits in Alberta, Canada which are the source of crude to be transported via the Keystone XL pipeline

Why This Oil Sands Company Remains the Safest of the Bunch

Why This Oil Sands Company Remains the Safest of the Bunch - NewsBeat Times

The Canadian Oil Sand Mines Refused Us Access, So We Rented This Plane To See What They Were Up To [slides]       The Alberta oil sands are spread across more than 54,000 square miles but we're taking a look at just a small part of that — the red line is an approximate outline of the entire deposit — the green is where we'll be flying

The Canadian Oil Sand Mines Refused Us Access, So We Rented This Plane To See What They Were Up To

The Alberta oil sands are spread across more than square miles but we're taking a look at just a small part of that — the red line is an approximate outline of the entire deposit — the green is where we'll be flying

This is a travesty in Canada - Oil Sands http://www.businessinsider.com/canadian-oil-sands-flyover-2012-5?op=1

The Canadian Oil Sand Mines Refused Us Access, So We Rented This Plane To See What They Were Up To

To get a look at the oil sand mines, we rented this Cessna which the pilot was allowed to bring.

Is Canada a 'Rogue Nation' on Climate Change?  Canada can't fight climate change and continue with the Alberta oil sands project, says David Bleakney of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, speaking from the COP23 in Bonn, Germany

Is Canada a 'Rogue Nation' on Climate Change? Canada can't fight climate change and continue with the Alberta oil sands project, says David Bleakney of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, speaking from the in Bonn, Germany

Sources of Methylmercury to Snowpacks of the Alberta Oil Sands Region: A Study of In Situ Methylation and Particulates

Sources of Methylmercury to Snowpacks of the Alberta Oil Sands Region: A Study of In Situ Methylation and Particulates

ALBERTA CANADA 2013 - Crack Oil Mining & pollution. (But they don't compare to the deep orange of this oil sand pit we pass in the plane moments later)

These Pictures May Give You Nightmares About The Canada Oil Sands

Aerial view of the Alberta oil sands. The scale of the operations (and subsequent devastation) is immense.

George Guadiane: "Reclamation" - The natural hollow was from where a dead branch had been. The vase was cut from the same part of the same sugar maple.  The outside finish is shellac on oil sanding, rubbed out to a semi-gloss finish. The vase is also oil sanded to 600, shellacked and compounded to a high luster.

George Guadiane: "Reclamation" - The natural hollow was from where a dead branch had been. The vase was cut from the same part of the same sugar maple. The outside finish is shellac on oil sanding, rubbed out to a semi-gloss finish.

Mercury levels rising near Alberta oil sands, study finds - The Globe and Mail The study was produced by the Joint Oil Sands Monitoring (JOSM) program, but two other studies since 2010 have shown increased mercury level...

Mercury levels rising near Alberta oil sands, study finds

Mercury levels rising near Alberta oil sands, study finds - The Globe and Mail The study was produced by the Joint Oil Sands Monitoring (JOSM) program, but two other studies since 2010 have shown increased mercury level.

Monitoring the potential environmental impacts of oil sands development using the best available science is a Canadian priority, officials…

Canada agrees to monitor oil sands impact

A trade group in the Canadian oil and gas sector said the nation could be the "energy supplier of choice" if governments get serious about…

Canadian Tar Sands, funded largely from foreign investments from China, is trying to invade the U.S… . forever changing our landscape if passed. The pipeline will fail. #NoKXL !!!

Canadian Tar Sands, funded largely from foreign investments from China, is trying to invade the U. forever changing our landscape if passed. The pipeline will fail.

Report warns of drop in oil sands R

Report warns of drop in oil sands R&D

Alberta presents plan to price carbon, stuns feds & industry (photo: Mining trucks carry loads of oil-laden sand at the Albian Sands oils sands project in Fort McMurray, Alta.

These Pictures May Give You Nightmares About The Canada Oil Sands    Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/photos-destructive-canada-oil-sands-2012-10?op=1#ixzz2JCgaMT2E

These Pictures May Give You Nightmares About The Canada Oil Sands

These Pictures May Give You Nightmares About The Canada Oil Sands . Canada's economic boom depends on tearing up square-mile of pristine Alberta wilderness.

This series of images from the Landsat satellite shows the growth of surface mines over the Athabasca oil sands between 1984 and 2011. The Athabasca River runs through the center of the scene, separating two major operations. To extract the oil at these locations, oil producers remove the sand in big, open-pit mines, which are tan and irregularly shaped. The sand is rinsed with hot water to separate the oil, and then the sand and wastewater are stored in “tailings ponds”.

Activist: 'These new rules read like an oil industry wish list" Staff Report FRISCO — A set of proposed new water rules has unleashed a storm of protest in Canada, where citizen and conservation gr.

Canadian Company Called U.S. Oil Sands Will Soon Start Extracting Utah's Tar Sands | DeSmogBlog

Canadian Company Called U. Oil Sands Will Soon Start Extracting Utah's Tar Sands

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