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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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Polar Bears near the Arctic Circle in Churchill, Manitoba
2005
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Shrinking Arctic Sea Ice and Permafrost
2003, production : Alain Belhumeur, Jean Lemire
The Arctic is highly sensitive to climate change. While...
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Icefields Parkway, Alberta
2002
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Agricultural Management, Prince Edward Island
2001, production : Sylvie Dauphinais
Organochlorines are chemicals in which carbon and chlorine...
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Did you know?
In 2000, in Walkerton, Ontario, seven people died and 2,500 became ill due to waterborne pathogens that originated from a contaminated well and entered their drinking water.

Environment Canada. "Threats to sources of drinking water and aquatic system heath in Canada." National Water Research Institute Scientific Assessment Report Series No. 1., Minister of Public Works and Government Services, Canada, 2001. Burlington, Ontario.