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Canadian Land of Lakes

This image, acquired by the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) on NASA’s Terra satellite, shows wetlands in the Kitikmeot region of Nunavut Territory, in Canada, a region called “Barrend Grounds” or “Barren Lands”.

As the Arctic continues to melt, new open ocean is going to be created in previously unnavigable and international waters. We know extremely little about the stocks and patterns of creatures in this area, and scientists from dozens of countries are calling for regulation talks to start now. In 10-15 years these waters will be prime for international fishing and the damages that non-regulation could cause are disastrous for both us and the marine life.

Scientists call for no-fishing zone in Arctic waters