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Uploaded on Tuesday 21 Feb 2012
States, organizations and strategical issues in the Arctic: People across borders
Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Through numerous fora, Arctic peoples now seek to define a sustainable balance in their participation between the cash economy and their traditional pursuit. Their right to influence the future of the coastal regions is under heavy pressure from industrial fisheries and exploration activities based much further south.