* Au 23/10/14 , 77. 677 Signataires
Vast swathes of land are being devastated and rivers polluted for Canadian tar sand crude – the world’s dirtiest oil. While tar sand oil is currently banned in the EU, the oil industry will force open Europe’s door if the CETA trade agreement is ratified. Speak out against CETA!
Tar sand mining leaves a trail of destruction: the boreal forests and wetlands of Alberta, Canada, once home to 600 plant and 300 animal species, are giving way to a post-apocalyptic landscape of strip mines. Mining has polluted the Athabasca River, and the people of the indigenous Mikisew Cree First Nation downstream are suffering from dramatically elevated cancer rates. Canada’s tar sands constitute the second largest oil reserves in the world. [.....]
* Autres Pétitions à Signer: Pétitions Ecologie: Pour Interdire L'Utilisation du Gaz de Schiste ; Pétitions Pour Protéger la Nature des Pollutions Industrielles