TAR SANDS LINKS that are less date-specific e.g. web-sites, introductory or review articles, films, slide-shows etc - collated by Henry Adams                           
 My TAR SANDS home-page HERE

Not at all comprehensive at present - just a small selection in need of organizing and enlarging.

TAR SANDS: summary of its negative impacts, written by Candaian scientists etc: 'Oil Sands Reality Check'

I strongly recommend you visit the UK TAR SANDS NETWORK (UKTSN) website www.no-tar-sands.org for the latest news on events, briefings and actions.

Also see People and Planet on tar sands and The Price of Oil on tar sands

EEI - Extreme Energy Initiative   A unique academic forum that concentrates specifically on the effects of unconventional fossil fuel extraction on society and the environment  http://extremeenergy.org/ - Includes tar sands and fracking etc. London-based. Example: Paper by Jennifer Huseman and Damien Short: 'Extreme Energy As Genocidal Method: Tar Sands and the Indigenous Peoples of Northern Alberta' -  Extreme Energy Initiative http://extremeenergy.org/2013/03/05/extreme-energy-as-genocidal-method-tar-sands-and-the-indigenous-peoples-of-northern-alberta/

Tar Sands World - website on Global expansion of tar sands and oil shale http://www.tarsandsworld.com/

Pay Dirt  How to Turn Tar Sands into Oil [Slide Show]  Scientific American Slideshows - David Biello 10dec12 http://www.scientificamerican.com/slideshow.cfm?id=how-to-turn-tar-sands-into-oil-slideshow

For latest info: look at tweets by UK Tar Sands Network:  https://twitter.com/#%21/NoTarSands

*** Tar Sands and the CETA - by Scott Sinclair, October 2011, CCPA – Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives http://www.policyalternatives.ca/sites/default/files/uploads/publications/National%20Office/2011/10/Tar%20Sands%20and%20the%20CETA.pdf

Taxpayer must not support tar sands extraction – Hughes   The Liberal Democrats  Latest News Detail 17nov09 Simon Hughes http://www.libdems.org.uk/latest_news_detail.aspx?title=Taxpayer_must_not_support_tar_sands_extraction_%E2%80%93_Hughes&pPK=e840c72d-e4e1-40d4-a2c1-dcf187316a1b

MAPs OF PIPELINES vg: Pipeline rush - The Globe and Mail http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/pipeline-rush/article2383459/?from=2383460 & vg: Exclusive Map  The Tar Sands Pipeline Boom   InsideClimate News 30apr12 http://insideclimatenews.org/news/20120430/exclusive-map-tar-sands-pipeline-boom#Keystone from which you can download map as pdf

Pembina publications - http://www.pembina.org/pubs?topics=pembina

Top climate scientists warn Congress over Keystone XL   350.org 13feb12 http://www.350.org/en/about/blogs/top-climate-scientists-warn-congress-over-keystone-xl

Understanding the Canadian oil sands industry's greenhouse gas emissions http://iopscience.iop.org/1748-9326/4/1/014005 via Joss Garman

RealClimate  Keystone XL  Game over  2nov11 http://www.realclimate.org/index.php/archives/2011/11/keystone-xl-game-over/

**Canada's curse -- New Internationalist – Andrew Nikiforuk – 1st published: 1apr10 http://www.newint.org/features/2010/04/01/dirty-oil/

PHOTOS by Garth Lenz  Ten Years After 9 11 – Canada’s True Cost of Oil – News Watch 17aug11 http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2011/08/17/ten-years-after-911-%E2%80%93-canadas-true-cost-of-oil/

PHOTOS by Jiri Rezac / Greenpeace: In pictures  Tarnished Earth - the destruction of Canada's boreal forest   Environment   guardian.co.uk http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/gallery/2010/sep/07/tarnished-earth-oil-sands

Shell http://www.no-tar-sands.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Shell-Risking-Ruin.pdf

In Photographs  America's First Tar Sands Mining Site   InsideClimate News Eastern Utah http://insideclimatenews.org/slideshow/first-us-oil-sands-tar-sands-mine-eastern-utah-pr-springs-bitumen-water-drought-desert-alberta-canada-pollution

Excellent re FQD Valero Pembrokeshire FoE ‘Battle lines drawn on Canadian tar sands coming to the EU’ - Public Service Europe 9nov12  http://www.publicserviceeurope.com/article/2701/battle-lines-drawn-on-canadian-tar-sands-coming-to-eu

Pembrokeshire Friends of the Earth http://www.foepembrokeshire.co.uk/ - has ‘Tar Sands Comes to Town’ & eg template letters

people & planet re tar sands: http://peopleandplanet.org/tarsands