Rush to develop Arctic economy risky for ecosystems

Rushing too fast into exploration of the Arctic could lead to ruined ecosystems, warns insurer Lloyd’s of London.

As Ice Cap Melts, Militaries Vie for Arctic Edge

http://news.yahoo.com/ice-cap-melts-militaries-vie-arctic-edge-072343565.html

The Arctic is where numerous countries are choosing to flex their muscles, even if they do not have any Arctic coastline. Following are some interesting articles:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/16/arctic-climate-change-military-activity_n_1427565.html
http://rt.com/politics/arctic-border-posts-russia-132/
http://us4.campaign-archive2.com/?u=169a78ed5ad541ab4fa095468&id=46a767c07a&e=4abf0e15e3
http://www.rtcc.org/nature/rush-to-establish-arctic-economy-risky-for-ecosystems-warns-report/
http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/World/20120416/china-seeking-arctic-council-role-120416/#ixzz1sDTsxBw8

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