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Guarding Greenland by Mads Nissen (54 images)

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With a surface area of 2,166,086 square kilometres, three quarters of which is permanently covered by an ice sheet, and a population of just 57,000, Greenland would seem like a cold, distant and insignificant appendage, anachronistically linked to the Kingdom of Denmark. Yes global warming and increased political wrangling over the Arctic has made this icy wilderness into a geopolitical hot potato. Though the Cold War is over, world powers are once again competing over natural resources,...
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