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Thin Ice: International Environmental Cooperation in the Arctic


Series: Ecotrends Volume: 2

By: Paul Samson

176 pages, Figs

Pacific Press

Paperback | Dec 1996 | #50606 | ISBN: 0958341818
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Discusses problems and innovative solutions in a region of vital importance for the future of the planet. The Arctic region has, over a matter of a few years, been transformed from the Cold War front line to a leading example of peaceful international environmental co-operation. There is a growing awareness of the importance of the polar regions in global environmental change, with the Arctic being viewed as both a case history of Earth's ecological past and a window of warning about future environmental change. This book discusses current debates concerning sustainable development, environmental security, international law of the sea, and indigenous knowledge in the region.

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