Reviews on Antarctic Compliance Framework and Critics: Past, Current and outlook
Degree GrantorUniversity of Canterbury
Degree LevelPostgraduate Certificate
Degree NamePostgraduate Certificate in Antarctic Studies
Coming from a social science perspective, Antarctic matters are bounded by environmental sensitivity issues, earth science, political interests and other strategic movements behind the scene. Since 1959, many entities came to agreement and collaborate in many Ways to keep sustainability in Antarctic surroundings. Antarctica Treaty and its conventions come to regulate implications associated with Antarctica surrounding matters. In the development of Antarctica matters, the Antarctica Treaty and the following conventions formed the Antarctica Treaty System (ATS) that further defines three major pillars into the system: peaceful purpose, freedom of Scientific research and natural reservation. At the frontier of environmental matters, sitting on resourcefulness continent and at the backyard of the globe, Antarctic issue emerged. It falls into politic spotlight; then, the sustainability in the current and the future will feed appetite for politicians, scientific researchers and commercial seekers. Having hopes for better place to become in Antarctica, efforts are deemed significantly required for disciplinary and responsibilities for parties involved. The ATS system serves major mechanism to maintain its balance since 1959. It tends to assure sustainability issue in place in Antarctic environment.
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