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There is no doubt that global warming is having an effect on the Arctic’s environment, with the region warming at twice the global rate from temperatures recorded during the mid-twentieth century, due to “the manifestation of a human-induced greenhouse gas signature.”[1] This has caused the thawing of Arctic glaciers over land and sea, and has …

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As early as 2007, Prime Minister Harper has made clear to Canada that he intends to maintain the sovereignty of our Arctic North[1] Influenced by the melting Northwest Passage, movements towards improved infrastructure and military presence have become a more prominent project in Canada’s north since 2008.[2] What is interesting to note is that the …

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