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The protection of Antarctic ecosystems from alien and invasive species is one of the key aims of the Environmental Protocol (1991) to the Antarctic Treaty System. Despite the patchy nature of different domestic policy ...
A Big Commitment for a Small Country: Is Scott Base Necessary ?
'A Big Commitment for a Small Country — Is Scott Base Necessary?' This is an important and perhaps fundamental question for New Zealand and its role in the Antarctic. The Oxford dictionary defines 'necessary' as follows: ...
Antarctica in the Year 2105: What Physical Changes Might We Expect?
This report investigates possible changes to the Antarctic environment due to climate change over the next one hundred years. Three scenarios have been developed in order to assess the response of the Antarctic to different ...
The re-emergence of the Krill Harvesting Industry
Krill Harvesting has been a fisheries industry since the 1970s and was at its height in the early 1980s. The rapid increase in Krill harvests during this time were a cause for much concern and a major reason for the ...