Arctic Zone


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Arctic Zone

[¦ärd·ik ¦zōn]
(geography)
The area north of the Arctic Circle (66°32′N).
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Instead, the military-security issue upon which the Russian Arctic policy primarily focuses is the defense and protection of the borders and area of the Russian Arctic zone.
It is also proposed to include in the assessment of the object of the accumulated harm to the environment the establishment of the location of objects on the territory of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation.
The World Bank in a report said reduced investments in new exploration or development will especially put at risk oil investment projects in low-income countries or in unconventional sources and oil in the Arctic zone.
The Law of the Sea Convention was intended to resolve any and all marine conflicts, but some of its provisions leave space for interpretation, a fact duly noted and used by countries interested in expanding their possessions into the Arctic zone (see Lukaszuk, 2004).
There is a need for better coordination of the scientific structures put in place in the Arctic by many states, whether the countries border the Arctic zone or are pursuing scientific research there, so as to provide the best possible data to inform policy decisions, states the declaration(1).
However, the latter are only "a small fraction of the total number of residents" in the Arctic Zone, of which "we embrace and celebrate the unique indigenous cultures," stresses Priscilla Wohl.
However, the development conditions of gas reservoirs are increasingly severe: 33% of the world's reserves are in the Arctic zone and in Siberia, hence a transport and competitiveness problem, despite the extent of the resources concerned and very solid advantages for gas as regards the environment.
Most Arctic Zone products have suggested retail prices from $6.
We want retailers and consumers to understand--this is a whole new generation of cooler," said Susan Barrere, marketing manager, Outer Circle Products, which carries the Arctic Zone line of coolers and lunch kits.
Arctic Zone is a leading brand in the insulated products marketplace.
It is such an interregional project like" Yenisei Siberia "that is able to further strengthen the sustainable development of the Arctic zone of the country and of Russia as a whole," said Yury Zakharinsky.
The Northeast Water Polynya (NEW) is located in the High Arctic zone off the coast of northeast Greenland (Fig.