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oil sands

What the hell is oil sand anyway?

Underneath the boreal forest in northern Alberta the topsoil and clay give way to an ocean of sand and silt. But this is not like most other sand in the world ”” this dark, sticky underground expanse is the controversial and highly lucrative oil sands upon which Canada's environmental and economic health may rest.

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