Arctic Blues

Earth Report
S12:Ep822 mins2007

Nearly all of the Arctic summer ice may have melted by the end of the century. The upside: access to a quarter of the world's oil and gas resources. The downside: the neighboring countries – Denmark, Russia, Canada, Norway and the United States – are all vying to share the bounty. From the scientific research schooner Tara, Earth Report asks how much this geopolitical scramble will further damage the Arctic.

Video Language: English