Media Monitoring for Sunday February 07, 2016

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North Korea Signs Svalbard Treaty
The Maritime Executive
Signed in February 1920, the Svalbard Treaty recognizes the sovereignty of Norway over the Arctic archipelago, but the signatories, now over 40 countries, are given the legal right to engage in commercial activities there. South Korea, which has ...

10 hours 1 min ago in 'Arctic Sovereignty'

Toronto Sun

Libs need plan for Syria, Ukraine and Arctic
Toronto Sun
For all his bluster and bravado on beefing up Canadian sovereignty in the North through increased military presence, Prime Minister Stephen Harper did relatively little there. Vladimir Putin and the Russians are building a huge new airbase at the ...

10 hours 36 min ago in 'Arctic Sovereignty'

French duo bring frigid freediving to Qikiqtarjuaq, Nunavut
Yahoo News Canada (blog)
A pair of French freedivers are in Qikiqtarjuaq, Nunavut, this weekend to do something people rarely do: go swimming off Baffin Island in February. Cedric Batteur and Laurent Marie are part of L'Ane Bleue, an organization that uses the sport of ...

and more » 22 hours 6 min ago in 'Inuit Nunangat'
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