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The Arctic: Natural Resources Student Centre

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Human Activities in the Northern Arctic Ecozone
There is more to the Arctic than snow and ice! The region contains many natural resources, too. But the Arctic is one of the most sensitive ecosystems on Earth. People can cause serious damage unless care is taken in developing these resources. This Web site looks at the traditional and modern human activities that take place in the northern Arctic.

CBC "This Morning:" Arctic Oil and Gas Exploration
At this CBC Web site, you can listen to an on-line debate about drilling for oil in the Arctic. You'll learn about both sides of the story as two people express different points of view.