Open Seas – The Arctic is the Mediterranean of the 21st century.

See on Scoop.itTracking the Future

If climate scientists’ prophesies of an ice-free Arctic Ocean pan out, the world will witness the most sweeping transformation of geopolitics since the Panama Canal opened. Seafaring nations and industries will react assertively — as they did when merchantmen and ships of war sailing from Atlantic seaports no longer had to circumnavigate South America to reach the Pacific Ocean.

See on www.foreignpolicy.com

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