Throwback Thursday: Regulating fishing practices in the artic

The Arctic, an open wilderness of glaciers, tundra and sea ice, covers much of the earth’s northern pole. An area of pristine beauty, its unique ecosystem teems with wildlife – foxes, polar bears, caribou, walruses, seals, whales and fish colonies, as well as large populations of migratory birds that come for the summer to breed. In addition, the region’s indigenous populations, such as the Inuit Athapascan and Saami have made this distant land their home for millennia. Up until recently, long, dark, severe winters have helped preserve its remote tranquillity, with frozen sea ice preventing ships from chartering these waters.

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