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Who Owns the North Pole?

No one (besides Santa, of course) claims ownership over the North Pole… but that may soon change. Guest Host Annie Gaus tell us which country is making a play for the North Pole and why.

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Cold wars: why Canada wants to claim the North Pole

“The Great White North is looking to expand its horizons. On Friday, the Canadian government was expected to submit an application to the UN Commission tasked with evaluating which countries can claim exclusive rights to resources – namely oil and gas – found in waterways far beyond their borders.”

Who “Owns” the North Pole?

“One of the most frequently asked questions that PolarFlight Research Forum receives pertains to “ownership” of the North Pole or the matter of political sovereignty or jurisdiction over the North Geographic Pole.”

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