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Arctic Ocean Could be Open for Shipping in 5-10 Years

Date:
April 23, 2012
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A Canadian scientist claims the Arctic Ocean will be open for regular commercial shipping within the next five to 10 years, but changing ice conditions could bring new hazards to ships.


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