Opening of Northwest Passage opens Arctic to cruise ships but at what cost?

The Arctic is already feeling climate change.

In the Northwest Territories that means eroding shorelines.

The Yukon is dealing with thawing permafrost.

In Nunavut, climate change has opened up the Northwest Passage to more ships than ever before.

And along with the Northwest Passage, that has resulted in economic activity – but at what cost?

Video Journalist / Iqaluit

Kent has been APTN’s Nunavut correspondent since 2007. In that time he has closely covered Inuit issues, including devolution and the controversial Nutrition North food subsidy. He has also worked for CKIQ-FM in Iqaluit and as a reporter for Nunavut News North.

1 thought on “Opening of Northwest Passage opens Arctic to cruise ships but at what cost?

  1. We just had a debate in Gatineau, Quebec and Arctic Research is not on the Radar (DEW) #cdnpoli #elxn43 #CanadaVotes

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