Light at the end of the tunnel?
As sea ice melts, it also opens the door to a resource rush. Countries such Denmark, Russia, Norway, Canada, the US and even China are vying to tap into the Arctic's vast resources - nearly a quarter of the world's oil and gas. Opening up the area's reserves could benefit the Inuit, freeing Greenland from aid dependence from former ruler Denmark. Here, Norway's Vidar Viking breaks through the ice.