Argument: Oil sand mining and drilling destroy pristine ecosystems

Issue Report: Oil sands


“Tar Sands Invasion.” Dirty Oil May 2010: “Canadian tar sands deposits are found primarily under Alberta’s Boreal forest and wetlands in an area about the size of Florida.1 In order to access them, millions of acres of pristine forests and wildlife habitat have to be strip-mined and drilled, destroying these areas.”