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Field Waste Treatment Options for Antarctica New Zealand
It is timely for Antarctica New Zealand to review field waste management practises. A formal policy decision needs to be made on this issue before further work is progressed on a technical solution to managing field waste. ...
Exclusive Economic Zones: Should they be allowed in Antarctic waters?
In the first half Of the twentieth Century, seven states made claims, in some instances conflicting claims, to parts of Antarctica. Political, practical and scientific factors during this time led to the 1959 Antarctic ...
Origins of the Antarctic Treaty: 1908-1959
(University of Canterbury, 2003)
The Antarctic Treaty 1959 dedicates the Antarctic as an area Of peace, science and international cooperation.' It bans nuclear explosions and the disposal of nuclear waste, and cleverly avoids the issue of sovereignty by ...