Tensions rise as nations race for valuable resources in the Arctic

New research shows that climate change is causing the Earth’s ice sheets to shrink much faster than previously thought — the annual rate of sea ice loss has more than tripled since the 1990s. In the Arctic, melting ice is raising geopolitical tensions, kickstarting a global race for potentially priceless minerals, oil deposits and shipping routes. Lisa Desjardins reports.

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