Photo Gallery: The Race for the Arctic
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Photo Gallery: The Race for the Arctic

Final Frontier Berlin Enters the Scramble for the Arctic

As the Arctic ice melts, Germany wants to make sure its scientists gain unfettered access to the region. They have been hindered by the Russians, and other Arctic nations have been hesitant to cooperate. But Berlin also has its eyes on the bigger North Pole booty: natural resources and sea routes.
Von Christian Schwägerl und Christoph Seidler