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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
Issued by Canada Post for its Flag series, this postage...
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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?
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.