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Antarctica: The Next Decade : Report of a Group Study Chaired by Sir Anthony Parsons - Anthony Parsons

Antarctica: The Next Decade

Report of a Group Study Chaired by Sir Anthony Parsons

By: Anthony Parsons (Editor), L. C. Bliss (Editor), A. C. Clarke (Editor), D.J. Drewry (Editor), M. A. P. Renouf (Editor)

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Published: 30th October 1987
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The Antarctic Treaty, set up in 1961 to provide a means for managing international relations in Antarctica, will be reviewed in 1991. This book considers the question of the region's future with the evergrowing international interest in the area as a source of important mineral resources. In this timely survey, a study group brought together by the David Davies Memorial Institute of International Studies looks at the political and environmental questions raised by the potentially conflicting interest in Antarctica: what are the stresses internal and external, on the Antarctica Treaty system, and can it develop to cope with them? If not, what is the likely political outlook for Antarctica? Together with The Antartic Treaty Regime, edited by Gillian Triggs(CUP, 1987), which describes the components of the Antartic Treaty System, Cambridge offers and authoritative basis for the study of the Antartic Treaty and its future.

Acronyms
The study group
Preface
Political map of Antarctica
Geographical map of Antarctica
The Antarctic Treaty System Under Stress?
The Antarctic Treaty I: its original and continuing value
The Antarctic Treaty II: the case for change
The Antarctic Treaty III: non-governmental organisations, conservation and the environment
Uses of Antarctica
Science
Living resources and conservation
Mineral resources
Military potential
The Future: Appendices
Notes and references
Index
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ISBN: 9780521331814
ISBN-10: 0521331811
Series: Studies in Polar Research
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 180
Published: 30th October 1987
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.44