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Pollution and Climate Change
This sub-section examines the effects of air pollution on forests and of greenhouse gases on climate, the danger of insecticides for birds and human health, and the pollutants in our rivers.
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René Dumont: Global Ecologist
2001, production : Richard D. Lavoie
French agronomist René Dumont was an important early...
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Something in the Air
2001, production : Sylvie Dauphinais
Pesticides help increase food production, particularly in a...
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Trouble in the Forest
1988, production : Gary Toole
In the 1960s when air pollution was becoming an issue,...
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Atonement
1970, production : Michael McKennirey
The story of DDT is now recognized as the trigger that...
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The Alberta oil sands may be the largest hydrocarbon deposit yet discovered with 175 to 200 billion barrels of reserves in three major areas covering 140,200 square kilometres. However, oil production will affect pristine boreal forest, and use between 2 to 4.5 barrels of water for each barrel of oil.