. Scientists urge permanent protection of Last Ice Area in Canada’s High Arctic « JO LEE MAGAZINE

CTV – Tuvaijuittuq, which means “the place where ice never melts” in Inuktut, has the thickest and oldest ice in the Arctic. Because of how ice moves in ocean currents, Tuvaijuittuq is likely to be the last place it remains.

The region is provisionally protected until 2024. But Mueller said the pace of Arctic warming argues for permanent status as a Marine Protected Area connected to Quttinirpaaq National Park on Ellesmere’s north coast.

Discover why it is so important that Tuvaijuittuq is protected at CTV.

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