The Arctic's thawing oil bonanza

A rush to extract natural resources from the Arctic Ocean is heating up as global warming makes more and more of it accessible. Below is a map highlighting major oil and gas fields and the two main Arctic shipping routes.

Finding oil and gas in the Arctic Ocean Source: USGS, Science Magazine and the Arctic Council. Illustration: Dana Lipnickas/CNNMoney


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