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Global demand for goods continues to grow while Arctic summer sea ice is shrinking: Arctic shipping is heating up.
The Arctic could hold some of the world's largest remaining untapped oil and gas reserves. Sustainability must be prioritized over exploitation in the Arctic because the implications are global.