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Huge worldwide support for Arctic sanctuary: Greenpeace poll

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MONTREAL - Creating a sanctuary to protect international waters surrounding the North Pole would be supported by a huge majority of people across 30 countries, a Greenpeace poll said. 

Ice-covered Arctic Ocean, pictured in this NASA satellite image, on September 3, 2010

A total of 74 percent of respondents reported they were in favor of a formally protected area, while only 17 percent said they were against the idea.

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