Canadians are eating tar-sands pollution

Grist: Tar-sands extraction isn`t just turning swaths of Canadian land into postapocalyptic film sets. New research shows it`s also contaminating the wild animals that members of the Mikisew Cree and Athabasca Chipewyan First Nations have traditionally relied on for food. We already knew that the tar-sands operations have been dousing northern Alberta with mercury and other forms of pollution. Now university scientists have collaborated with the First Nations to test the pollution levels in hunted animals......

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