Beneath the surface: What country can really lay claim to the Arctic?The Arctic is a resource-rich region, currently beyond the territorial claims of any nation. But that could be about to change.
Is global warming an opportunity for Greenland?The temperatures of the Earth’s polar regions are increasing twice as fast as elsewhere on the planet. Greenland's ice sheet - one of the largest in the world - is among those…
Denmark to claim slice of continental shelf in Arctic OceanDenmark will claim on Monday ownership of around 900,000 square kilometers of the continental shelf in the Arctic Ocean by filing documents to the United Nations.
Arctic scramble: climate change prompts ressource raceAs the Arctic ice melts, the battle for natural resources is heating up. Up to a quarter of the world’s oil and gas deposits are thought to lie beneath the chilly seas, and big…
IN THE PAPERS
'Teacher, leave those kids alone'The International Herald Tribune headlines "Arctic ice sheet at lowest level ever". Meanwhile, Spanish and Colombian papers look at the announcement that talks with the FARC…