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Entries for December 2016

Shipping issues are heating up in Canada's western Arctic

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Shipping issues are heating up in Canada's western Arctic
(December 22, 2016) - Submitted by Dr. Stephen Insley, WCS Canada's Associate Conservation Scientist, Arctic Beringia ProgramVenturing through the Northwest Passage has always captured the hearts of explorers, and news of the Crystal Serenity- a massive 1700-passenger cruise ship complete with accompanying icebreaker – making its first voyage through this mysterious area this past summer was no exception. People appear to be scrambling to see the last of the sea ice and glimpse polar bears befo...


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