January 2, 2014

Greenland: The Country Sitting on Billions

James Fletcher, BBC News

The Associated Press

Greenland's economy relies on fishing and hunting, but the government has ambitious plans to develop the country's resource industries. In places like Narsaq, there's a fear that mining could destroy the environment and traditional ways of life.

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December 26, 2013
How Norway Squandered Its Oil Wealth
Jerome Vitenberg, Wash. Times
Some 50 years ago, Njord, the mythological Norsk god of wealth, smiled on the hardworking fishermen and lumberjacks, and presented Norway with the gift of oil. In financial terms, this was a handsome gift indeed,... more ››