By Mark Nuttall
Once imagined as a spot at the very fringe of the realm, Greenland is now seen as being on the epicentre of weather switch. while, foreign consciousness is concentrated on possibilities for oil and mineral improvement, likely made attainable because the inland ice melts and sea ice disappears, revealing geological riches and making entry to distant components easier.
In this ebook, Mark Nuttall takes the reader on a trip via landscapes, seascapes and icescapes of reminiscence, move and anticipation. Unravelling the entanglements of weather switch, indigenous sovereignty and the politics surrounding non-renewable source extraction, he describes how the rustic is at the verge of significant environmental, political and social alterations because it aspires to larger autonomy and attainable independence from Denmark. on the center of this can be dialogue approximately how assets and the surroundings are given that means and the way they've got turn into topic to extreme political and ideological struggle.
Climate, Society and Subsurface Politics in Greenland: below the good Ice is a key source for lecturers, practitioners and scholars of anthropology, geography, improvement stories, political ecology and polar studies.
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Climate, Society and Subsurface Politics in Greenland: Under the Great Ice (Routledge Research in Polar Regions) by Mark Nuttall