Vladimir Putin

MacInnis, Dr. Joseph

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Highlights of the last five years of Arctic expeditions conducted by Dr. Joseph A. MacInnis out of a small consulting company in Toronto, whose business is "ocean information." Projects ranged from diving accident management and prevention to assisting federal government in certain aspects of policies and programs for marine science and industry. Arctic expedition has important parallels with the problems of free enterprise, such as the risks an entrepreneur must take. Vision, initiative and perseverance are necessary. A description of the Arctic environment. Reasons for exploration. Followed by a film with commentary and details of projects. The challenges of preservation and protection of the environment.