Fort McKay: where Canada’s boreal forest gave way to oil sands | The Citizen

The acrid stench of gasoline permeates the air. And the soot coats everything in sight: the trees, the bushes, even the snow in winter. And all day long, explosions send the birds soaring to safety. At Fort McKay near Fort McMurray in western Canada, in the heart of the country‚Äôs boreal forest, the pines and … Read more