Source: polarcruises.com

2016-01-05
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Russia: receding ice creating new opportunities for Arctic tour companies

Global warming is allowing boat access to areas that, until recently, could only be reached by dogsled. Melting ice has transformed the ecosystem, which now includes whales, walrus and polar bears. For the past few years, this phenomenon has enabled Russian tour operators to run Arctic boat tours to previously unexplored islands and territories.

Source: franceinter.fr