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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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Children Playing on Farmland
2001, production : Sylvie Dauphinais
When pesticides are applied to fields, the chemicals drift...
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Landfill Garbage, Vancouver
1999, production : D. Demille
The massive quantities of garbage at landfills result in...
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Seagulls
1999
A large flock of sea gulls squawk, creating a cacophony of...
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Eiders at the Shoreline
1999, production : Robert J. Long
All water birds are affected by the long-term effects of...
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Did you know?
One hundred years of steel and coke production left more than a million tonnes of contaminated soil and sediment in Sydney, Nova Scotia. In 2004, Canada and Nova Scotia signed a $400-million agreement to cleanup the "Sydney Tar Ponds" over a 10-year period.