I had no idea that there were so many members of the micro mini man(?!)hood club. Honestly, if they’re going to act like this, I hope it freezes over again.
I guess this puts the nail on the head as to why Antarctica is so protected. Me thinks that persons interested in keeping this from happening there in forty one years or less time ought to start the petitions NOW.
Arctic neighbours draw up battle lines
By Lee Carter
BBC News, Toronto
The Arctic is one of the world’s most remote, pristine and for most people, inhospitable parts of the world. But in recent years, there has been intense interest in the region from the countries that border it.
No-one knows for certain, but it is strongly suspected that the seabed below the Arctic Ocean contains vast deposits of oil, minerals and natural gas.
Last week crews aboard Russian submarines, explored and mapped out part of the Lomonosov Ridge which Moscow says extends from Russia’s continental shelf. (More)