Wikileak cables show race to obtain Arctic resources as ice retreats

by Meirion Jones and Susan Watts

Secret US embassy cables released by Wikileaks show nations are racing to “carve up” Arctic resources – oil, gas and even rubies – as the ice retreats.

They suggest that Arctic states, including the US and Russia, are all pushing to stake a claim.

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