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Boreal forest trees clear felled to make way for a new tar sands mine north of Fort McMurray

Boreal forest trees clear felled to make way for a new tar sands mine north of Fort McMurray

Boreal forest trees clear felled to make way for a new tar sands mine north of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada. The Alberta tar sands are the largest industrial project on the planet, and the world's most environmentally destructive. The tar sands are responsible for the second fastest rate of deforestation on the planet. second only to that of the Amazon Rainforest. Each 2.5 square Km of Boreal forest supports 500 breeding pairs of migrant birds, as well as being home to Wolf, Lynx, Cougar, Blac
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August 02, 2012
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