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  • IB DP: Extreme environments — The varying power of different stakeholders to extract economic value from extreme environments

  • Global Interactions — Global superpowers and their economic, geopolitical and cultural influence

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Denmark raises investment in Arctic surveillance to counter Russian build-up

  • What capabilities is Denmark seeking to increase in the Arctic region?

  • Why are the vast Arctic regions of so much interest to powers such as Russia and China?

  • To what extent was the US' expression of interest in buying Greenland about geopolitical power?

Richard Allaway, International School of Geneva/geographyalltheway.com

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