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As Arctic melt accelerates, Canada moves to protect 'The Last Ice Area'
After months of bad northern climate-change news — Canada’s Arctic warming at three times the global rate, permafrost melting 70 years ahead of predictions, the worst polar wildfire season on record — plans have now moved forward to protect Tuvaijuittuq.
Published 1 August 2019