Diminishing sea ice and more temperate weather have made traveling through the Arctic Circle a vacation rather than an exploration.

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  • Melting ice opens up the Arctic to tourism — and danger
    For centuries, ambitious mariners pining to traverse the Arctic Circle experienced little more than disappointment — and often death. But diminishing sea ice and more temperate weather have made traveling through polar waters a vacation rather than an ...
    01/10/2018 - 10:10 pm | View Link
  • In the melting Arctic, battles for riches, shipping routes
    As climate change melts the ice a little farther south each year, it is spurring talk of a gold rush in the remote Arctic, a quest for abundant natural resources, prized shipping routes and business opportunities in tourism ... also opens up new opportunities.
    08/24/2017 - 12:44 am | View Link
  • In Greenland’s northernmost village, a melting Arctic threatens the age-old hunt
    Fragments of ice wash ashore along the beach here or loudly tumble ... In addition to fishing, Qaanaaq also appears to want to seize on opportunities for tourism as the Arctic opens up to more ship traffic - although there are also fears about what that ...
    05/2/2017 - 12:57 am | View Link
  • A way of life melting away
    Fragments of ice wash ashore along the beach here or loudly tumble ... In addition to fishing, Qaanaaq also appears to want to seize on opportunities for tourism as the Arctic opens up to more ship traffic - although there are also fears about what that ...
    04/29/2017 - 1:14 am | View Link
  • Melting Ice Allows Northwest Passage Cruise — But At What Cost?
    "Well, the Northwest Passage is ice-free in late ... who are drawn to the Arctic because they want to see it before it disappears in its current form. I simply didn't want to be part of that — that this was a form of extinction tourism as very wealthy ...
    09/11/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • Arctic Climate Change
    As the decline in arctic sea ice opens historically closed passages, questions are likely to arise regarding sovereignty over shipping routes and seabed resources.
    02/14/2018 - 12:09 am | View Website
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    Latest environmental news, features and updates. Pictures, video and more.
    02/12/2018 - 9:11 pm | View Website
  • The Northwest Territories | Canada Alive!
    The Northwest Territories make up Canada's largest continuous landmass and contain much of the Arctic Ocean, including the North Pole (both magnetic and ...
    02/11/2018 - 3:00 pm | View Website
  • Arctic Rivers
    Arctic rivers are generally among the most pristine ecosystems worldwide. However, they are under increasing threat from global and regional anthropogenic impac
    02/9/2018 - 8:00 am | View Website
  • Retreat Instability of Tidewater Glaciers and Marine Ice ...
    The terminus dynamics of tidewater glaciers and marine-based ice sheets are strongly affected by the process of calving and water depth at their termini, result
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