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Accidents in Antarctica
The Antarctic Treaty has been in existence for over 40 years now, and the Environmental Protocol for a decade. Yet both of these documents fail to specifically address the issue of accident liability. The Treaty does ...
The Madrid Protocol on Environmental Protection: is it an effective tool?
Adopted in 1991 and ratified in 1998 (excluding Annex V) the Madrid Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty is a living legislative framework intended to regulate human activities in the Antarctic in ...
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 ...