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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.
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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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?
Despite concerns about possible health effects of lawn and garden pesticides and pesticide-fertilizer mixes, 32 percent of Canadian households with a lawn or garden applied fertilizers, and 29 percent used pesticides in 2005.