Melting Arctic ice could open up new eco-friendl

{IIRC our Canadian Tim has mentioned this possibility several times over the years.

If it happens it would mean a great deal of Rubles and Canadian Dollars changing hands up there. And, on the international trade front, Canadian Poutine for Russian Borscht.}

Melting Arctic ice could open up new eco-friendly international shipping routes that BYPASS the Russian-controlled Northern Sea Route, study finds

Parts of the Arctic that were covered in ice year-round will be ice-free for months

This could mean more eco-friendly trade routes that bypass Northern Sea Route

Russia contends that the Northern Sea Route falls primarily within its own waters…