China seeks to pave the Arctic
So far, they've been incredibly aggressive in the move to gain unclaimed Arctic regions. China has shown they're uniquely qualified to access gas and oil sources in tricky locations in the northern Arctic. Since China also has an interest in exploring potential commercial shipping short-cuts through the area, they sent a ship to scout out possible routes.
Go to petition: http://www.thepetitionsite.com/869/770/954/dont-pave-the-arctic/?z00m=20424871