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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?
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.