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Denmark set to claim North Pole: reportThe race to lay claim to the North Pole — in which Canada has a stake — has been stepped up with reports suggesting that Denmark will hoist a symbolic flag over the top of the world next month.According to Danish media reports, Denmark will make an official claim for the territorial rights over the North Pole before a UN deadline set for 2014.They cite a leaked draft of the country’s official strategy for the Arctic, in which the Danish government states that annexation of the North Pole will be one of Denmark’s official policy objectives. (AFP PHOTO/HO/NASA/GETTY OUT)

Denmark set to claim North Pole: report
The race to lay claim to the North Pole — in which Canada has a stake — has been stepped up with reports suggesting that Denmark will hoist a symbolic flag over the top of the world next month.

According to Danish media reports, Denmark will make an official claim for the territorial rights over the North Pole before a UN deadline set for 2014.

They cite a leaked draft of the country’s official strategy for the Arctic, in which the Danish government states that annexation of the North Pole will be one of Denmark’s official policy objectives. (AFP PHOTO/HO/NASA/GETTY OUT)

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    Euro-Colonialism is alive and well
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    Can’t we just leave some of the Earth alone? Why do people need to control everything? The Earth belongs to no-one.
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    Denmark set to claim North Pole: report
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    C’mon, Denmark~ My motherland. O_O
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    It’s totes ours, bitches.
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    YEAH DENMARK. YOU SHOW CANADA WHO’S BOSS. LET’S GO.
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    Let’s get more fossil fuels from the Arctic before the it melts due to the effects of fossil fuels!
  25. caleigh-rose reblogged this from nationalpost and added:
    I think I finally found my crusade. We’re keeping that pole. That pole is ours. Symbolic flag or no.
  26. cosmopolitanism reblogged this from nationalpost and added:
    SANTA CLAUS IS CANADIAN, COME ON! But seriously, let’s step it up, kids.
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    Interesting. I feel like this has to do with the fact that Denmark also claims Greenland, but if they’re slowly allowing...
  31. alaskanpeachgrove reblogged this from nationalpost and added:
    Denmark? Wut?
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    Denmark…North Pole…isn’t this the plot for the movie “The Thing” or was that in the antarctic? WHERE ARE MY FIGHTER...
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    Denmark set to claim North Pole: report The race to lay claim to the North Pole — in which Canada has a stake — has been...
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