The inadvertent introduction of non-native species to Antarctica
Degree GrantorUniversity of Canterbury
Degree LevelPostgraduate Certificate
Degree NamePostgraduate Certificate in Antarctic Studies
The author reviews current themes in the literature dealing with the inadvertent introduction of non-native species to Antarctica The topic is introduced, the terminology used is scrutinised and the reasons for considering non-native species objectionable are analysed. The impact of climate change and the Antarctic’s unique system of governance is examined. The author’s conclusions revolve around the many paradoxes that human interaction with Antarctica necessarily entails and the compromises that must inevitably be made.
- Literature Reviews