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Anti-Oil Sands Comedy Video Forced Off YouTube by Alberta Government

Anti-Oil Sands Comedy Video Forced Off YouTube by Alberta Government
Travel Alberta is not pleased with Andy Cobb and Mike Damanskis, two L.A.-based comedians raising funds to travel to the province’s tar sands, the world’s largest industrial project. Today, Travel Alberta filed an official complaint with YouTube, claiming the comedy duo’s crowdfunding pitch video “Welcome to Fort McMoney” was in violation of copyright law for commenting on segments of the tourism board’s “Remember to Breathe” advertisements. YouTube has since removed the video.
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Alberta Government Denied and Ignored Studies Linking Oil Sands Industry to Rising Carcinogen Levels

Alberta Government Denied and Ignored Studies Linking Oil Sands Industry to Rising Carcinogen Levels
Tar sands development has been contributing dangerous, carcinogenic pollutants to the watershed in Canada since large-scale oil sands production began in 1978, and they are steadily rising.
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Traditional Whaling Continues Along the US Pacific Coast

The area along the Pacific Coast north of California and between the Cascade Mountains and the ocean is the home to many Indian nations who traditionally based their economy on the use of sea coast and river ecological resources. This is an area which stretches from the Tlingit homelands in Alaska to the Tolowa homelands in northern California.
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