Where We Live: Leadership in the Arctic

what’s being done to deal with more human activity in the Arctic?

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Where We Live: Leadership in the Arctic
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Where We Live: Leadership in the Arctic

Rising global temperatures means a shrinking ice cap in the arctic.  But it also means a new maritime frontier for oil exploration, shipping and tourism.  But how to deal with all of this increased human traffic in a place not really made for humans?  The United States Coast Guard Academy and the Law of the Sea Institute at the University of California's Berkeley School of Law are sponsoring a two-day conference called “Leadership for the Arctic.”