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Tar Sands, Encore

The Tar Sands of northern Alberta are not just a planetary metaphor for cancer – a monstrous, toxic growth visible from outer space – but down here at ground level, they’re linked to higher rates of many cancers, including a rare bile duct malignancy.

Two documentary films, and a brand new book by Andrew Nikiforuk (our An Ounce review follows), shine yet more light on this immensely destructive development. We urge you to learn as much as possible about the Tar Sands, then take action to demand a safe, healthy, sustainable, fossil-fuel free future. Meanwhile, have a look at the trailers for H2Oil and Downstream.

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