Greenland wants to protects its rare earths while diversifying its economy. The article from the BBC quotes the prime minister, Kuupik Kleist, saying Greenland won’t favour the EU over China. Greenland seems to be asserting its independence from Denmark by using its natural resources. This is facilitated by the acceleration of Arctic melting; now the prime minister says Greenland’s opened for business to anyone respecting its requirements. I think he should look at Africa & be very worried. The tar sands in Alberta should also be another warning.