Canada's Arctic Sovereignty: Resources, Climate and Conflict by Jennifer ParksCanada's Arctic Sovereignty: Resources, Climate and Conflict by Jennifer Parks

Canada's Arctic Sovereignty: Resources, Climate and Conflict

byJennifer Parks

Paperback | March 16, 2010

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Until now, Canada's claim to the frozen expanses of the Arctic has gone largely unchallenged. No longer. Suddenly our great white North is on everyone's radar, and five other countries are all interested in redefining our international boundaries. As known global oil and gas reserves dwindle, these nations are rushing to stake their claims on the Arctic's impressive, untapped mineral and energy reserves. Unprecedented global warming means that natural resources previously trapped by ice under the region's seabed are more accessible. Melting sea ice is also opening the Canadian Northwest Passage, a coveted trade route that has been almost impassable for most of recorded history. Journalist Jennifer Parks explores the issues related to Canada's Arctic in this timely, thought-provoking treatment.
Jennifer Parks
Title:Canada's Arctic Sovereignty: Resources, Climate and ConflictFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.55 inPublished:March 16, 2010Publisher:Lone Pine PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1926736001

ISBN - 13:9781926736006

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great read! Excellent read for anyone who wants to aquire insight into Canada's Arctic Soveneignty issues.
Date published: 2010-06-14

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