Tourism and climate change: the paradox of Arctic cruises in Canada
Di Antonio Caso
Pubblicato il 10 dicembre 2018Canadian Arctic Tundra
From the first ages of exploration, the Arctic idea has resided in collective memories. For people who live in the Arctic, it is a way of life including traditions and indigenous knowledge. The entire Arctic is now not only a habitat for wildlife, but also a base of power and wealth and, above all, the “litmus paper” of climate change. We will focus this research of the American Arctic, specifically on some areas of the Canadian one. The Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program AMA defines the American Arctic as "all United States and foreign territory north of the Arctic Circle and all United States territory north and west of the boundary formed by the Porcupine, Yukon and Kuskokwim Rivers; all contiguous seas, including the Arctic Ocean and the Beaufort Sea, Bering Sea, the Chukchi Sea, and the Aleutian Island chain."
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