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Millions affected. Birds 'don't just move elsewhere'
December 2, 2008 | Montreal Gazette | Published News | Margaret Munro
Canada's massive oilsands projects are cutting a deadly swath through one of the most valuable avian nurseries left on the planet, wiping out habitat and nesting areas used by millions of birds each year, a new report says.Virtually every facet of the oilsands - from the enormous open-pit mines to sprawling refineries and pipelines - affects waterfowl and songbirds that come from "all over the Americas" to nest in Canada's boreal forest, says the study, to be released today in Edmonton by leading environmental...
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