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Funding for Scientific Research in the Antarctic How can we best achieve value for money?
Research in Antarctica and the Southern Oceans is relevant to New Zealand for many reasons. Biological diversity, global significance and sovereignty are some of the key factors that shape the generation of funds for ...
The Committee for Environmental Protection: How effective has this body been and what are the key issues moving forward?
The Committee for Environmental Protection (CEP) is an advisory body established as part of the Antarctic Treaty System (ATS) in accordance with Article 11 of The Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic ...
Defining and Valuing Wilderness in Antarctica
Wilderness is a difficult term to define as it is a subjective concept. This paper uses three paradigms as a framework for discussing wilderness in general, and the Antarctic wilderness in particular. It looks at the ...
Minerals Under Ice How far do we go to utilize Antarctic resources? Minerals Under Ice How far do we go to utilize Antarctic resources?
Speculation about future mining in Antarctica is increasing. This unique, untouched continent is dominated by its severe climate and inaccessibility. Its rich mineral deposits are expected due to its geological history, ...