A new map showing man's dominance of the planet. The area in green represents farmland, covering a much wider area than earlier thought. Map by USGS.
Monday, 28 November 2011
Oil Sands, World’s Largest Energy Project, Faces Severe Water Shortages
By Andrew Nikiforuk - The Tyee
The oil sands, the world’s largest energy project, will face severe or even catastrophic water shortages due to declining glaciers and snowpack in the Rocky Mountains, warn Canadian water researchers. Details here.