145 Black Bears Shot In Canada’s Tar Sands Region, More Deaths Likely
by Peter LaFontaine (NWF)
Environmental practices are so poor in Alberta, Canada, where the dirty fuel known as “tar sands”  are being mined, that wildlife officials have been shooting bears that  wander too close to the extraction area. Just recently, we reported to you that potentially thousands of wolves are destined for a similar fate in the region.  NWF scientists say the wildlife killing is avoidable,  but the Canadian oil industry and government are putting profits ahead  of sound ecosystem management…
(read more: blog.nwf.org)     (photo: Noah Katz)
» You can help protect black bears by telling Congress to stop the rush to Canadian tar sands.  Take action now!

145 Black Bears Shot In Canada’s Tar Sands Region, More Deaths Likely

by Peter LaFontaine (NWF)

Environmental practices are so poor in Alberta, Canada, where the dirty fuel known as “tar sands” are being mined, that wildlife officials have been shooting bears that wander too close to the extraction area. Just recently, we reported to you that potentially thousands of wolves are destined for a similar fate in the region.  NWF scientists say the wildlife killing is avoidable, but the Canadian oil industry and government are putting profits ahead of sound ecosystem management…

(read more: blog.nwf.org)     (photo: Noah Katz)

» You can help protect black bears by telling Congress to stop the rush to Canadian tar sands.  Take action now!

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