Opinion

Canada must move fast to preserve Last Ice Area

The region in the High Arctic where summer sea ice is expected to last the longest needs protection—to give nature the best chance of adapting to a rapidly changing environment.

As the Earth continues to warm, there is one region in the Arctic where summer sea ice is expected to last for decades. The Last Ice Area will be a refuge for species such as polar bears. Photograph courtesy of Anita Ritenour

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, June 7, 2017 12:00 AM

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