China mulls centre for Arctic studies

Last Updated: Sunday, August 19, 2012 - 09:56

Beijing: China plans to open a research institute in Shanghai for Arctic studies.
The centre will focus on issues like adaptation to climate change and sustainable development, Xinhua reported Saturday.
It was announced during a visit of China`s fifth Arctic expedition team to Iceland. Both sides will jointly set up a polar light observation station in the Arctic country.

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