Fight for the Top of the World: Who owns the Arctic?

24 09 2007

What will a new era of exploitation bring to the Arctic, one of the earth’s last great uncharted regions? The vast area has long fascinated explorers, but now that global warming has rendered the Arctic more accessible and fragile than ever. a new frenzy has broken out for control of the trade routes and riches at the top of the world.

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