Ocean rules could lead to Arctic 'pole of peace'
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IT SEEMS unlikely that governments will ever make the resource-rich Arctic a “hands-off” zone by signing an accord akin to the Antarctic treaty. But thanks to a rarely quoted section of international law, a big chunk of the Arctic is already safe from national claims, according to Paul Berkman, head of the Arctic Ocean geopolitics programme at Cambridge University’s Scott Polar Research Institute. He hopes the revelation will offer the opportunity to make the North Pole a “pole of peace”. In London last week,