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Down To Earth archive for March 30, 2010


Tuesday Video II: "Dirty Oil" 

Finally: A documentary about Alberta’s pollution delivery system. The cosmic open pit mines up north produce vast quantities of oil from tar sands and they’ve made Canada the top foreign supplier to America. In fact, the province is the second-largest storehouse in the world, next...

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Spokane River news

The 2010 Spokane River Forum Conference was held last week at the Centerplace Regional Events Center in the Spokane Valley. Issues discussed at this year's event included assessing and meeting water supply needs, developing a comprehensive aquifer management plan, implementing Avista's dam license, Lake Coeur...

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Tuesday Video - short but sweet

“Our results show that the ice loss, which has been well documented over southern portions of Greenland, is now spreading up the northwest coast.” - Shfaqat Abbas Khan, lead author of the study that will appear in the journal Geophysical Research LettersToday's video is our...

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