Exploitation of Mineral Resources in the Polar Regions

Exploitation of Mineral Resources in the Polar Regions

Exploitation of Mineral Resources in the Polar Regions

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This fact sheet looks at the riches below the ground many countries are interested in getting their hands on. Experts estimate that the Polar Regions hold a lot of minerals, natural gas and oil, and the melting of the ice will make these resources available for exploitation.

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