PERREAULT Magazine October 2014 - Page 78

Perreault Magazine - 78 -

"The Arctic is a unique and vulnerable environment, home to many species and four million people who live there. The region plays a critical role in regulating the global climate. But the Arctic is under threat, from climate change to oil companies looking to drill in the dangerous waters of the Arctic Ocean. The melting of the Arctic sea ice matters to everyone because the Arctic acts as the world’s refrigerator. Greenpeace demands immediate action to protect the Arctic. A sanctuary in the uninhabited area around the pole would stop the polluters without infringing on the rights of indigenous communities.”

Yes! Let’s declare a global sanctuary in the Arctic.