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Danger in the nursery : impact on birds of tar sands oil development in Canada's boreal forest

Author: Jeff Wells; Susan Casey-Lefkowitz; Simon Dyer; Gabriela Chavarria; Natural Resources Defense Council.
Publisher: New York : Natural Resources Defense Council, 2008
Series: NRDC report.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Wells; Susan Casey-Lefkowitz; Simon Dyer; Gabriela Chavarria; Natural Resources Defense Council.
OCLC Number: 311305911
Notes: "December 2008."
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 33 pages : illustrations).
Contents: Executive summary --
Canada's boreal forest: North America's nesting bird destination --
Tar sands operations create a web of danger for boreal birds --
Tar sands mining destroys boreal bird habitat --
Tailings ponds from mining trap birds in oily waste --
Tar sands drilling fragments bird habitat --
Tar sands water withdrawals harm wetlands and water habitats --
Tar sands toxins weaken and kill boreal birds --
Beyond Alberta, impacts of tar sands pipelines and refineries --
Global warming impacts on boreal birds --
The path forward for boreal bird and habitat protection --
Endnotes.
Series Title: NRDC report.
Other Titles: Impact on birds of tar sands oil development in Canada's boreal forest
Responsibility: lead author, Jeff Wells ; co-authors, Susan Casey-Lefkowitz, Gabriela Chavarria, Simon Dyer.
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