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Human Impact on the Antarctic Environment: Minimising the Risk to the Unique Environment of Sub-glacial Lakes
The Representatives, Recalling Article II of the Antarctic Treaty and Recommendations VIII-13, X-7, XII-3 and XIV-3; Recognizing the knowledge of the tectonic, geochemical, climatic, glacial and biological evolution of the ...
The Elimination of IUU Fishing in the Southern Ocean
At the start of the new millennium, fisheries statistics reported that around 70 % of the world's fisheries were severely overexploited (Crothers, 1998). After centuries Of fishing in local coastal waters, an eventual ...
The Bigger The Ship The Bigger The Mess: Large Ship Tourism in the Antarctic: A Recommendation
Recalling Recommendation VIII-9 that tourism is a natural development in the Antarctic and requires regulation. Reaffirming The Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty 1991 seeks to enhance the protection ...
Square Peg Round Hole: A Study of Non Governmental Organisations’ Participation in the Antarctic Treaty System
Involvement of both national and international Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in the Antarctic occurred even before there was a formal management regime for this vast region of the south. Their calls for peace and ...