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Melting Arctic ice could reroute international shipping sector: study

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Scientists predict how Arctic Ocean ice melt could affect the regulation of shipping routes. By 2065, Arctic's navigability will increase so greatly that it could yield new trade routes. Russia has used Article 234 of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea for its own economic and geopolitical interests.
3 months ago·New York, United States

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The IndependentThe Independent

Melting Arctic ice could ‘transform’ shipping routes at Russia’s expense, study finds

‘The unfortunate reality is that the ice is already retreating’

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The HillThe Hill

Melting Arctic ice could reroute international shipping sector: study

While a warming climate could spell disaster for countless snow-loving species, an ice-free Arctic artery could also offer critical trade alternatives to the Russian-controlled Northern Sea Route, …

3 months ago·Washington, United States
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The TimesThe Times

Melting Arctic ice allows greener shipping

Melting Arctic sea ice could reduce carbon dioxide emissions from ships, according to scientists.Arctic routes are regularly blocked by ice, forcing ships to sail more slowly and take indirect routes towards their destinations. However, the melting ice cap could allow vessels to take a more direct p

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Eurek AlertEurek Alert

Melting Arctic ice could transform international shipping routes, study finds

Melting ice in the Arctic Ocean could yield new trade routes in international waters, reducing the shipping industry’s carbon footprint and weakening Russia’s control over trade routes through the Arctic, a study found.

3 months ago·Washington, United States
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Phys.orgPhys.org

Melting Arctic ice could transform international shipping routes, study finds

With climate change rapidly warming the world's oceans, the future of the Arctic Ocean looks grim. Climate models show that parts of the Arctic that were once covered in ice year-round are warming so quickly that they will be reliably ice-free for months on end in as few as two decades. The Arctic's changing climate will endanger countless species that thrive in sub-zero temperatures, scientists say.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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NewScientistNewScientist

Melting ice could open up an Arctic Sea route not controlled by Russia

The Russia-controlled Northern Sea Route is one of the only ways ships can sail through the Arctic. Melting sea ice could open passages around it by 2035

3 months ago·Baltimore, United States
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