Here I will discuss the effects of mining for bitumen on water resources and wildlife. How the comtamination of not only the water but the tailing ponds itself have had a negative impact on wildlife and aquatic life. A restriction on water use by oil companies and more regulaton by the government is needed to preserve our precious water resources.
Rising sea levels caused by rising global temperatures are a serious issue facing small island states today. Here I will discuss some of the biggest issues these states face.