As the Arctic's ice melts, the world is eyeing the shipping routes and natural resources of the Arctic Ocean.
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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.