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Bald Eagles have come back from the brink of extinction, but the tar sands industry has visions of dollar bills clouding their patriotism. (Photo: Art Goldenberg)

New Keystone XL Pipeline Route to Steamroll Bald Eagles?

Will America’s national icon be yet another casualty of the tar sands megapipeline?

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Thanks from Alaska’s Wildlife!

Thanks to public support from thousands of wildlife advocates like you, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and the Bureau of Land Management have announced a plan to protect important …

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Save Santa’s Reindeer!

Tar Sands Threat to Santa’s Reindeer: Santa’s sleigh doesn’t run on oil, it’s powered by Rudolph and his friends! Santa’s reindeer and their cousins, the woodland caribou, are in danger …

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“Black Out, Speak Out” for Wildlife

On June 4, groups across the United States and Canada are blacking out their websites to demonstrate that concerns about tar sands will not be silenced.

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Alberta Oil Spill: 924,000 Gallons and Rising

A major oil pipeline spill in Alberta, Canada has dealt another painful blow in the fight against reckless development.

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An Artist’s Take: Tar Sands and Canada’s War on Mother Nature

Tar sands development threatens iconic species like gray wolves and caribou, and puts humans in harm’s way. In her new visual essay, Canadian artist Franke James tackles a question that’s being hotly debated on both sides of the border: What are we willing to risk for the sake of oil industry profits?

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Big Oil’s Big Plans for Tar Sands in New England

Big Oil, you just can’t trust it. In 2008, when they thought no one was watching, oil companies Enbridge and the Portland Montreal Pipeline Company hatched a plan to reverse …

Gray wolf on the banks of the Gardner River in Yellowstone (photo by Beth Pratt)

VIDEO: Poisoning Wolves to Pad Big Oil’s Profits

  |   May 16, 2012

A powerful new video, titled ‘Cry Wolf: An Enethical Oil Story’ from our friends at DeSmogBlog, documents the senseless and cruel killing of wolves in Canada in order to conceal …

Tar sands pipelines spell big trouble for species like cranes (photo: Andrea Westmoreland)

Sandhill Cranes: an Ancient Bird, a New Threat, and How You Can Help

What does Big Oil have in store for one of the planet’s oldest residents? Find out more about this amazing animal and its trek across our continent — and how Canada’s tar sands industry puts it in danger.

Dogs Among Latest Victims of Tar Sands Poison

One day last February, a man opened the front door of his cabin in Alberta, Canada, to find his dog looking quite ill. Seeing that two of his other dogs …

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