Petropolis, Aerial Perspectives Of The Alberta Tar Sands

Petropolis, a documentary filmed primarily from a helicopter gives an unparalleled view of the world’s largest industrial, capital and energy project, the Alberta tar sands.

Canada’s tar sands are an oil reserve the size of England. Extracting the crude oil called bitumen from underneath unspoiled wilderness requires a massive industrialized effort with far-reaching impacts on the land, air, water, and climate.

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