The Nature of Things | Season 2012-2013, Episode 13 | Mar 7, 2013 | 44:33

Tipping Point: The Age of the Oil Sands

The Alberta oil sands- huge and controversial. We follow groundbreaking scientific research into water pollution and the environmental impact of the large-scale oil projects.

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