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Arctic Nations Sign Declaration to Prevent Unregulated Fishing in the Central Arctic Ocean

The five states that surround the central Arctic Ocean – Canada, the Kingdom of Denmark in respect of Greenland, the Kingdom of Norway, the Russian Federation, and the United States of America – met in Oslo on July 16 to sign a declaration to prevent unregulated commercial fishing in high seas portion of the central Arctic Ocean. Read the rest here 10:29

Arctic nations agree to temporary restrictions

23523_354387901211_7651997_aThe government of Greenland announced Feb. 28 that the countries would work together to prevent fishing in the high seas of the Arctic based on a U.S. proposal at a summit held in Nuuk, Greeland Feb. 24-26. Shrinking summer sea ice has opened the possibility of fishing, although it is not yet occurring. Read more here  18:48