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Natural Resources

Natural Resources

Apart from a diverse and previously unknown fauna, explorations and receding ice caps have uncovered a sought-after abundance of natural resources in the Arctic region. Historian Elena Baldassarri argues that the exploitation of these resources not only constitutes a threat to the non-human world, but also to the Inuit people. This is a chapter of the virtual exhibition "The Northwest Passage: Myth, Environment, and Resources."

The Northwest Passage as a Voyage to Myth and Adventure

The Northwest Passage as a Voyage to Myth and Adventure

Is the Arctic the last frontier? With text, audio, and video, historian Elena Baldassarri describes the historical struggle to find a passage through the perilous environments of the Far North. This is a chapter of the virtual exhibition "The Northwest Passage: Myth, Environment, and Resources."

The Northwest Passage as a Question of Sovereignty

The Northwest Passage as a Question of Sovereignty

To whom does the Northwest Passage belong? Historian Elene Baldassarri writes about the politics of the Far North. This is a chapter of the virtual exhibition "The Northwest Passage: Myth, Environment, and Resources."

The Northwest Passage as a Matter of National Security

The Northwest Passage as a Matter of National Security

Once an environment in which the notion of nations was unheard of, the Arctic region is now a disputed space among superpowers. This is a chapter of the virtual exhibition "The Northwest Passage: Myth, Environment, and Resources"—written and curated by historian Elena Baldassarri.

Further Reading

Further Reading

Historian Elena Baldassarri suggests further reading related to the virtual exhibition "The Northwest Passage: Myth, Environment, and Resources."