Impaired Wetlands in a Damaged Landscape: The Legacy of Bitumen Exploitation in Canada

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This work is a scientific monograph that examines the flora and vegetation of natural mineral wetlands in comparison to mineral wetlands affected by bitumen exploitation. The work is of broad relevance because (a) wetland loss and degradation is a global problem; (b) the continued global increase in fossil fuel exploitation is resulting in widespread damage; and (c) bitumen (tar sands, oil sands) exploitation is a rapidly growing and destructive set of activities. The core of the work is a meta-analysis of 417 vegetation ...

Impaired Wetlands in a Damaged Landscape: The Legacy of Bitumen Exploitation in Canada 2015, Springer

ISBN-13: 9783319102344

2015 edition

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