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Efforts to ban heavy fuel oil in the Arctic gather steam
Description: The international campaign to end the use of heavy fuel oil (HFO) by ships plying the waters of the increasingly accessible Arctic is gathering steam ahead of an important meeting of the world maritime body next year. At the recent Our Ocean conference in Malta, a coalition of environmental NGOs, Indigenous groups and the cruise line industry launched an ambitious initiative to build support for the eventual phase-out of HFOs in Arctic shipping. [Source: RCI (Radio Canada International)]
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Source: RCI (Radio Canada International)
Publish Date: 10/10/2017
Reading Level: Basic
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