Listening to Arctic Voices in Extractive Industries (The Polar Connection)

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Published by The Polar Connection
14 Feb 2020
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Extractive industries bring both opportunities and risks to Arctic communities. While they can contribute to human development, by providing employment, training, infrastructure, and cash transfers, the ecological, social and human damage caused by a badly managed mine or oil field is all too well-known from lamentable experiences in other parts of the World. Whether the impacts are largely positive or negative, one constant remains: extractive projects bring change.

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