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December 2, 2008 | Canadian Press | Published News
EDMONTON — A new report by a prominent American scientist suggests that songbirds will pay a hefty price for the development of Alberta's oilsands.The study, to be released Tuesday in Edmonton, suggests that cumulative effects from plans currently on the books could eventually deprive North American skies of up to 166 million birds."When you start actually trying to estimate the total numbers and what that impact really looks like, it is pretty shocking," said lead author Jeff Wells of Cornell University.Wells...
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