Russia's Polar Ice Recedes To Near Record Lows
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Prime Minister Vladimir Putin recently predicted that Arctic shipping routes along Russia's northern coast would soon rival the Suez Canal as a quicker trade link from Europe to Asia.
Thinning on top: For some governments, the damaging effects of climate change on the receding ice-shelf is not all bad news