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Tar Sands, Encore

Posted By bradford On June 7, 2009 @ 2:27 pm In Uncategorized | No Comments

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 [1] and Downstream [2].

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[1] H2Oil: http://h2oildoc.com/home/

[2] Downstream: http://www.babelgum.com/downstream

[3] Image: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/wp-content/plugins/st_newsletter/stnl_iframe.php?newsletter=4&code=tnsoGVNxFsiD1gy3MjJv

[4] Ban Asbestos Now!: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/ban-asbestos-now

[5] New CEO for Canadian Cancer Society: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/new-ceo-for-canadian-cancer-society

[6] An Ounce Book Review – Tar Sands: Dirty Oil and the Future of a Continent: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/an-ounce-book-review

[7] Join Prevent Cancer Now in Cyberspace!: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/join-prevent-cancer-now-in-cyberspace

[8] Consumer products: get the toxic chemicals out!: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/consumer-products-get-the-toxic-chemicals-out

[9] Is Radon a risk in your home?: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/is-radon-a-risk-in-your-home

[10] Coming in the next issue of An Ounce: http://www.preventcancernow.ca/coming-in-the-next-issue-of-an-ounce

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