Bitumen from the oilsands could impact marine ecosystems in 15 ways, scientists say.
Hotter temperatures have helped to double since 1970 the amount of land scorched by wildfires each year around Alberta's tar sands — and the last three years have been especially bad.
For 40 years, Line 9 carried crude oil from east to west, but this year the National Energy Board gave Enbridge the green light to reverse the pipeline’s flow, sparking opposition.
"We are deeply concerned with this and I’ll just say we sincerely apologize for the impact this has caused," said Ron Bailey, a senior vp of Canadian operations. A system that was suppose to detect breaches did not.
Crafted using one of the world's oldest building materials, Julie Mecoli's bitumen sculptures prove that nothing lasts forever.