|Photo credit of tar sands facility in Fort McMurray, Alberta: Kris Krüg; CC BY 2.0|
Countless migratory birds are killed annually upon landing in toxic cesspools, much of which were once their wetland breeding areas. These chemical lakes have also been found to leach carcinogenic bi-product compounds into surrounding freshwater sources, devastating aquatic life, caribou herds, and the indigenous populations who rely on the (now contaminated) food supply. Why then is industrial process continually permitted? Royal Oil.
For more information, visit: http://bit.ly/2u8IOQC and please write to your federal representatives and ask them to tell the Canadian Government that this environmental destruction must stop!