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How the Siberian Energy Rush Is Affecting the Nenets Tribe

In “The $15 Trillion Treasure at the End of the World” Josh Hammer chronicles the Russian effort to control the market for Arctic natural resources. Russia’s efforts center around the Yamal Peninsula, a finger of land extending north from Siberia into the Arctic Circle, where the Russian gas company Gazprom is drilling for natural gas. For years, a tribe called the Nenets has lived on the peninsula. What follows is a photographic chronicle of the battle between their historic existence and the encroaching presence of Gazprom. (Photographs by Jeremy Nicholl)

In “The $15 Trillion Treasure at the End of the World” Josh Hammer chronicles the Russian effort to control the market for Arctic natural resources. Russia’s efforts center around the Yamal Peninsula, a finger of land extending north from Siberia into the Arctic Circle, where the Russian gas company Gazprom is drilling for natural gas. For years, a tribe called the Nenets has lived on the peninsula. What follows is a photographic chronicle of the battle between their historic existence and the encroaching presence of Gazprom. (Photographs by Jeremy Nicholl)

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Rick Tetzeli is Editor At Large of Fast Company, which he joined in June 2010. Prior to that he ran and conceived Time Inc’s Assignment Detroit, in which Time, Fortune, Sports Illustrated, Money, CNNMoney.com, Essence and other Time Inc properties all combined to cover the troubled city and region intensely for a year.

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