What might the consequences of greater autonomy for Greenland be?

The people of Greenland, once ruled by Denmark, have voted for more autonomy. The island is rich in natural resources, what impacts might greater independence have?

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/7749427.stm

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Greenland feels the heat; but are there any benefits?

As the Grenland ice sheet recedes and temperatures rise, local people are taking advantage of new opportunities:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/6993612.stm