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Title The North and South poles [electronic resource] / Diane Andrews Henningfeld, book editor.
Publication Info. Detroit, MI : Greenhaven Press, c2010.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Opposing Viewpoints In Context    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 221 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Who should govern the North and South Poles? Territorial claims threaten the Antarctic / James Bone ; The Antarctic Treaty System provides the best governance / British Antarctic Survey ; Antarctica should be governed by the United Nations / Martin Lishexian Lee ; Antarctica should be governed jointly by the United Nations and the Antarctic Treaty System / Janet Belkin ; Territorial claims threaten the Arctic / Adam Wolfe ; An Arctic treaty should be established / Rasmus Ole Rasmussen ; Canada has legal claims to Arctic territory and waters / Fran̨cois Côté and Robert Dufresne -- The United States, Canada, and Denmark should jointly control Arctic waters / Dianne DeMille -- How does climate change affect the North and South Poles? The polar ice melt will cause ocean levels to rise rapidly / Colin Woodard ; The polar ice melt will not cause ocean levels to rise rapidly / Jerome J. Schmitt ; Polar indigenous peoples are threatened by climate change / Timo Koiurova, Henna Tervo, and Adam Stepien ; Polar indigenous peoples have adapted to climate change in the past / Mirjam Macchi ; Polar bears are endangered by climate change / Jamie Rappaport Clark ; Polar bears are not endangered by climate change / H. Sterling Burnett -- Should the natural resources of the Polar regions be developed? The natural resources of the Arctic should be protected / Falk Huettmann and Sue Hazlett ; National security requires U.S. development of the Arctic / Ariel Cohen, Lajos F. Szaszdi and Jim Dolbow ; Polar indigenous peoples may benefit from resource development / Felix von Geyer and Simon Handelsman ; Polar indigenous peoples will be harmed by resource development / Macdonald Stainsby ; The United States must drill for oil in the Arctic / Paul Driessen ; The United States should not drill for oil in the Arctic / Natural Resources Defense Council -- What role should tourism play in the North and South Poles? Tourism must be better regulated in Antarctica / The Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition ; Tourism is well-regulated in Antarctica / Rebecca Roper-Gee ; The number of tourists to Antarctica should be limited / Juan Kratzmaier ; Polar tourism should not be limited / Simon Jenkins.
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Summary A series of essays that address specific issues related to the polar regions, including territorial claims in the Antarctic, how climate change affects the North and South Pole, and resource development in the regions.
Subject Polar regions -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Henningfeld, Diane Andrews.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
ISBN 9780737745344 (hc)
9780737745351 (pbk.)
0737745347 (hc)
0737745355 (pbk.)
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