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Old 22-09-2012, 09:11   #1
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Sailing through the Arctic - news article

Interesting article in a local paper today.

If your attitude resembles the south end of a bull heading north, it's time to turn around.
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Re: Sailing through the Arctic - news article

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Interesting article in a local paper today.

Very interesting article which details the transition of a wilderness area to one of commercial explotation of natural resources and its effect on the indigenous communities. Sadly, the history of the world is a record of commercial interest with little concern for the natural environment. However, perhaps an environmentally safe solution can be reached where they do not destroy a pristine wilderness but are able to reap some benefit for their country and people. We, in the US, have a similar dilemna where our dependency on Middle East oil makes us politically and economically vulnerable and more US drilling with respect to environmentally sound principles could be a great benefit to our people. Unfortunately, the track record of Man is poor and we are probably in the initial stages of witnessing the destruction and demise of our wilderness areas. Anyone for Mars?
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