News in Review Defending our Sovereignty in the Arctic

News in Review Defending our Sovereignty in the Arctic

The dramatic shrinking of the Arctic ice cap this year has some experts predicting that the Arctic Ocean could be ice free in summer by 2013. That would open up sea lanes to shipping and allow for more extensive oil and mineral exploration. It would also force Canada to defend its sovereignty in the region. In this News in Review story we’ll look at how Canada plans to do that and how the melting ice is affecting the lives of northern Canadians.

  • 2007
  • 00:15:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2007
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