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Canada's Arctic Sovereignty

Resources, Climate and Conflict

Canada's Arctic Sovereignty    
Format Softcover
Catalogue No. 978-1-926736-00-6
Pages 240
Language English only
Price $18.95
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Written by Jennifer Parks.
Published by Lone Pine Publishing, 2010.

Description:

Journalist Jennifer Parks explores the issues related to Canada's northern extremities in this timely, thought-provoking treatment.

Canada's national identity is linked to our North; it is even in our national anthem—"the true north strong and free..." Until now, our claim to these frozen expanses went largely unchallenged. Not anymore. Scientists predict the Arctic could soon be ice-free for the first time in history. Unprecedented warming in the region means that natural resources previously trapped under the region's seabed are more accessible. As known global oil and gas reserves dwindle, nations are rushing to stake their claims on the North—and its impressive, untapped mineral and energy reserves.

And it is not just about natural resources. Melting sea ice is also opening the Northwest Passage, a coveted trade route that has historically been impassable thanks to an ice pack up to 8 metres thick. Suddenly Canada's great white North is on everyone's radar.

The Forward is written by Dr. Robert Huebert, Associate Director of the Centre for Strategic and Military Studies at the University of Calgary. He is considered a leading expert on the subject of Arctic sovereignty issues.

Janice Parks is a freelance journalist whose work has appeared in the National Post, Toronto Sun, Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal and Victoria Times-Colonist. She was, for a time, a national columnist for Sun Media. Canada's Arctic Sovereignty is her first book.

 
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