Greenland's political crisis concerns locals and foreign investors alike

Yesterday morning, mining company Rare Earth Minerals (REM) announced that it had discovered rare earth minerals within its licensed areas near…


Seen from space: A Siberian diamond mine

Inspired by the Polar Boot Camp, which just concluded at the University of Minnesota’s Polar Geospatial Center, and my previous post, which discussed mapping the Arctic, Cryopolitics will now run a weekly feature…Continue Reading →