Daily Archives: October 25, 2013

Meet The Farmer: Beneficial Insects

E120, food-matters

24 Hours of Reality: Closing

E130,

Monsanto denies link between GMOs and cancer, birth defects in Argentina

E120, food-matters,
E145

Bioneers: Biomimicry – Emulating Life’s Genius and Grace

E120,

7.1 Earthquake Hits Fukushima Region In Japan

E120, nuclear,

Breaking New Ground: A Personal History | Cambridge Forum | Lester Brown

http://www.cambridgeforum.org/?p=1923

First Parish in Cambridge, Massachusetts Avenue at Church Street

October 30, 2013 @ 7pm

Grass-roots-BrownCCTV – EV&N – 133
20 October 2013

Global Climate Change http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre130
Environmental Justice http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre145
Environment Ethics http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre120
Food-Matters http://Food-Matters.TV

Tar Sands Oil Extraction – The Dirty Truth

SustainableGuidance

Uploaded on Apr 27, 2011

Environmental devastation of the land, water, and air – the largest industrial energy project in the world is extracting crude oil from bitumen found beneath the pristine boreal forest of Alberta, Canada. Effecting a land mass equivalent in size to Florida or England, Both industry and government are putting money before the health and security of its people and the environment.

Tar sands take 3 barrels of water to process every barrel of oil extracted. Ninety percent of this water becomes so toxic that it must be stored in tailing ponds. Unfortunately these ponds regularly leach pollution into the third largest watershed in the world.

Water depletion, exploitation, privatization and contamination has become one of the most important issues facing humanity this century. Check out my other video on water issues: and see my other videos to learn about the dark side of fossil fuels.

To learn more about tar sands, be sure to check out the featured film sources listed below. Find out more about what you can do and how to support the film makers.

Crude Sacrifice
http://www.crudesacrifice.com/

Dirty Oil (available to watch online)

Downstream — (available to watch online)
http://www.babelgum.com/3015242/downs…

H2Oil
http://h2oildoc.com/home/

Petropolis
http://www.petropolis-film.com/

Check out a new promising technology to eliminate tailing ponds:
http://www.gizmag.com/ionic-liquids-u…

Tar sands development can be minimized by blocking development of pipelines, such as Keystone XL, that carry the sludge of this incredibly polluting energy project. Tell Canada to clean up this mess and join with Bill McKibben and Josh Fox and let your voice be heard.

Global Climate Change http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre130
Environmental Justice http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre145
Environment Ethics http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre120