We examine the melting ice sheets and glaciers of the Arctic that have unlocked a controversial mineral wealth.
The ice sheets and glaciers of the Arctic are melting. Faster than scientists expected.
The vast, pristine landscape is home to fragile ecosystems and unique biodiversity. It helps regulate our planet’s weather and climate.
But as the ice melts, once inaccessible land and waters are opening up, unlocking a mineral wealth some are eager to exploit.
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