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The Arctic and its relevance to Singapore

What happens in the Arctic does not stay in the Arctic - and what happens elsewhere affects the Arctic.

We see this every day in the concern expressed about rising sea levels and marine littering, or the prospects for new shipping routes and economic opportunities.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 25, 2020, with the headline 'The Arctic and its relevance to S'pore'. Print Edition | Subscribe