28 Jul '12, 12pm

Mineral Rush in Greenland; Independence May be Around the Corner: Greenland is an autonomous territory of the Ki...

Mineral Rush in Greenland; Independence May be Around the Corner: Greenland is an autonomous territory of the Ki...

RELATED ARTICLES Ministers to discuss Arctic claims in Greenland April 23, 2008 03:53 PM Denmark to Claim North Pole, Hopes to Strike Oil October 11, 2004 12:00 AM Greenland glacier melt was faster in 1930s than today May 30, 2012 06:44 AM Arctic claimants urged to obey U.N. rules May 28, 2008 10:58 AM /environmental_policy/article/44723 Greenland is an autonomous territory of the Kingdom of Denmark. The Danish government had ruled over it until 1979 when the island was granted home rule. However, the Danes still control Greenland’s foreign affairs, defense, police, justice system, and financial policy. Recently, however, Greenland has been courted by multinational companies and foreign leaders looking to exploit its rare minerals and potential oil reserves. The new attention brought to the island is leading Greenland's premier, Kuupik Kleist, to seriously consider moving ...

Full article: http://www.enn.com/environmental_policy/article/44723

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