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Full Speed Ahead: Shipping Plans Grow as Arctic Ice Fades

Full Speed Ahead: Shipping  Plans Grow as Arctic Ice Fades

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What Tourists Should Consider When Visiting the Canadian Arctic

https://www.newsdeeply.com/arctic/op-eds/2016/08/09/what-tourists-should-consider-when-visiting-the-canadian-arctic

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Arctic Tourists Are Ready, Even if the Arctic’s Not

Arctic Tourists Are Ready, Even if the Arctic’s Not

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The Pull of the Poles: Forward Looking Sonar and Polar Navigation by Cruise Ships

The Pull of the Poles Article

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As Global Warming Thaws Northwest Passage, a Cruise Sees Opportunity

As Global Warming Thaws Northwest Passage, a Cruise Sees Opportunity

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Commercial Marine Shipping Accidents: Understanding the Risks in Canada

Council of Canadian Academics Workshop Report http://www.scienceadvice.ca/uploads/eng/assessmentspublicationsnewsreleases/marineshippingrisks/cca_marine_shipping_risks_en_fullreport.pdf

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News Digest of the Canadian Association of Geographers

News Digest of the Canadian Association of Geographers No. 399, April 8, 2016 http://www.geog.uvic.ca/dept/cag/geognews/geognews399.pdf U Ottawa’s Jackie Dawson selected for membership to the prestigious Global Young Academy (GYA): The GYA is a group of outstanding young scientists and scholars from around the world providing a rallying point […]

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Risks of Marine Shipping in Canadian Waters

Risks of Marine Shipping in Canadian Waters The Clear Seas Centre for Responsible Marine Shipping (Clear Seas) has engaged the Council of Canadian Academies to undertake an expert panel workshop for the purpose of developing a framework for the characterization of risks associated with marine shipping in […]

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Rites of the Northwest Passage

Shrinking sea ice is triggering a tourism shipping boom in the Arctic. But increased traffic may be a mixed blessing for Northerners. “This industry has grown so quickly, we’re not really ready. I have no doubt that we will have a major incident at some point.” – […]

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Improving Arctic Marine Transportation

How can we ensure safer, and more culturally sensitive, marine transportation in the Arctic? The remote and rapidly changing Arctic environment poses substantial safety and management challenges to commercial mariners, local communities, and emergency responders in the region. In partnership with the Canadian Coast Guard, Oceans North […]

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