oil sands

environment

Deformed Fish, Rabbits With Two Genitals: Canada’s Largest National Park Is Falling Apart

A federal study found that out of 17 environmental indicators at Wood Buffalo National Park—the second-largest national park in the world—15 are declining.
Jordan Pearson
7.17.18
climate change

Earth Will Likely Be Much Warmer in 2100 Than We Anticipated, Scientists Warn

But there’s some good news, too. Countries are starting to move away from fossil fuels.
Stephen Leahy
12.6.17
infrastructure

Canada’s Oil Sands Development Is Enabling This Jerk Bird

The brown-headed cowbird used to sit atop roaming bison, now it perches on oil equipment.
Jordan Pearson
7.18.17
News

The Oil Sands’ ‘Cleaner’ Future Looks Awfully Dirty

Steam-powered mining is anything but environmentally friendly.
Jordan Pearson
8.29.16
News

A Tiny Canadian Satellite Is Going to Watch the World's Climate Offenders

Its creators say that four major operators from Canada's oil sands have already signed-up.
Matthew Braga
11.25.15
Canada

Look Out Alberta Oil Sands, Canada Has a New Oil Patch

The apocalyptic oil sands isn't the only crude patch the Canadians are eyeing.
Ben Makuch
10.15.14
Canada

Canada Is Starting To Actually Acknowledge Climate Change

Whether Stephen Harper likes it or not, a Canadian government study says climate change in Canada is inevitable
Stephen Buranyi
6.29.14
Canada

The Harper Government Is Drastically Cutting Environmental Research

Climate change and pollution research is getting chopped, but migratory birds are good to go.
Stephen Buranyi
6.26.14
Motherboard Blog

Autonomous Dump Trucks Are Coming to Canada's Oil Sands

If something can be automated, it will be.
Derek Mead
11.1.13