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In Celebration of Nunavut - Exploiting the North - Volume 5

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Six videos showing the impact of resource exploitation and of Canada's efforts to assert sovereignty over the Arctic. Volume 5 contains: BIOS: The Baffin Island Oil Spill Project (26 min.) A detailed chronicle of the controversial 1981 experiment in Pond Inlet to test clean-up techniques by deliberately spilling oil into the ocean and onto the shore. (1982) Beyond the Frontier (22 min. 35 sec.) An up-close look at three different types of oil drilling: on a drill ship in McKinley Bay, on a $70-million storm-pounded artifical island near Tuktoyaktuk, and on the ice in the high Arctic, at Maclean Strait. (1983)

1999, 46 min 45 s

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