The race to lay claim on the Bering Strait as Arctic ice retreats
Melting sea ice is offering easier access and renewed competition over status, profit and ownership. In the Bering Strait, an ocean passage where Alaska and Russia nearly meet, the air is warming and the sea ice melting. New possibilities to access resources are now open, and with it renewed competition between Arctic nations. Writing in the Guardian, Kieran Mulvaney reports.
From The Guardian