Last week, the ice went away; and beachfront property appeared in places you never imagined - get your real estate agent on the line and someday your grand-children's grand-children will be rolling in dough.
Seems that many nations are staking claims to areas that will one day be ice-free. We certainly keep thinking up things to fight over, eh ??
Possibly, the State Department (ours) is thinking of creating an ambassadorial position - go figure.