Everyone wants to be a good environmentally conscience individual, but the only time anyone does something is when gas prices go up. If you heat your home, drive a car or use electricity, this contributes to the mess. Even electric cars get their electricity from burning fossil fuels. I appreciate this photo which all the technology to bring it to us contributed to the evil it was meant to fight, but a better fight would be to find a solution not blame the "man". We are all the "man".
Although I appreciate the photo, the subject is disgusting. 19 open necrotizing ulcers on our planet, deadly to all life....The oil sands should never have been touched and they should be shut down and healed over (if that's even possible).
"....made up of oil sands development residue, or tailings—are completely unlined, and 19 of them lie on either side of the Athabasca River. Individual ponds can range in size up to 8,850 acres" This does not fit with our responsibillity to care for the earth. If we use oil, we are complicit. What will you do about it?
Wouldn't this be a considerable health risk for migratory birds? What is the plan to mitigate this--evaporation?
Quite a revealing and disturbing photo! Thanks for taking it to share with us. What a disaster already!
@David Korte None, the evaporation is the plan!
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