Above the Arctic Circle in Canada, five Inuit villages have blocked a German icebreaker that was about to conduct seismic tests of an underwater region abounding with marine life - and possibly rich in oil, gas and minerals.
Above the Arctic Circle in Canada, five Inuit villages have blocked a German icebreaker that was about to conduct seismic tests of an underwater region abounding with marine life - and possibly rich in oil, gas and minerals. Christopher Debicki/MCT
Above the Arctic Circle in Canada, five Inuit villages have blocked a German icebreaker that was about to conduct seismic tests of an underwater region abounding with marine life - and possibly rich in oil, gas and minerals. Christopher Debicki/MCT

Arctic villages stop seismic tests as Canada mulls oil future

August 18, 2010 5:32 PM