Could Alaska Be The New Center For Global Trade?

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With melting ice caps, the Bering Strait may become a new passage for global trade routes. So how will this new trade route impact Alaska?

Learn More:
Encyclopedia Britannica: Bering Strait
http://www.britannica.com/place/Bering-Strait

Der Spiegel: Northeast Passage: Russia Moves to Boost Arctic Shipping
http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/russia-moves-to-promote-northeast-passage-through-arctic-ocean-a-917824.html

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America:
New Trans-Arctic shipping routes navigable by midcentury
http://www.pnas.org/content/110/13/E1191/1

Kawerak Planning Department: 2008 Bering Strait Region: Data and Statistics Report http://www.kawerak.org/forms/admin/Data%20and%20Statistics%20Report%201.pdf

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