Treasure in the Wilderness

Every cloud has a silver lining: as the Arctic ice recedes, the last resource frontier is opening up to shipping, mining, drilling for oil and gas. Who is waiting in the wings for the treasures that lie beneath the freezing waters of the Arctic? And is the risk to the environment outwieghed by our thirst for oil? As part of Big Chill, the BBC's Arctic special, Jonny Dymond talks to Erik Haugane, CEO of oil exploration company Det Norske and Verena Beckhusen from Beluga Shipping.

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Wed 22 Sep 2010 07:32 GMT

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