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Sunday, 10 May 2015 20:49

Greenpeace Canada abused the chairmanship of the Arctic Council

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Canada which presided in the Arctic council last two years, misused with the rule, is told in the report "Promises and practice of the Arctic council" to ecological organisation Greenpeace.

On Friday during session of the Arctic council at ministerial level in the polar Canadian city of Ikaluite Canada will officially transfer to the United States presidency in council the next two years.

"Council and could not produce accurate definition of" a sustainable development "that has poured out abreast abusings, first of all, from Canada which during the presidency in council has created special structure - the Arctic Economic Council (AEC)", - is told in the report.

As ecologists note, is original AES has been conceived for a support of small, average business and the radical people, but sweepingly became an union of extracting corporations which do not represent nobody's interests, except own.

"The arctic council which has been created for maintenance of a sustainable development of Arctic regions, wildlife management and protection of indigenous population of region, is more and more politized and as a result risks to turn to" the union of petroindustrialists ", lobbying the interests", - consider in Greenpeace.

Report Greenpeace also offers recommendations how to improve one's work the Arctic council. High hopes are assigned to the USA which will head council the proximal two USA much more seriously climate changes for which solution Canada for the last years has made very little refer to to wildlife management problems, including, ecologists consider.

The composition of the Arctic council includes eight arctic states: Denmark, Iceland, Canada, Norway, Russia, the USA, Finland and Sweden. This international structure urged to promote cooperation in the field of preservation of the environment and to provide a sustainable development of subpolar regions.


Source: http://ria.ru/world/20150424/1060564930.html#ixzz3Zl7XPQL0

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