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International Environmental Politics : Protecting the Antarctic - Lorraine M. Elliott

International Environmental Politics

Protecting the Antarctic

Hardcover Published: 15th September 1994
ISBN: 9780333594490
Number Of Pages: 336

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While environmental protection has been a focus of decision-making under the Antarctic Treaty, the rules adopted did not engender an effective protection regime. This book examines the international politics of environmental protection in the Antarctic. It analyses recent events, including the demise of the Antarctic Minerals Convention and the negotiation of the Madrid Protocol which hold out the hope of much improved protection of the fragile Antarctic environment. This study also considers what political lessons the Antarctic experience might have for broader concerns in international environmental relations.

List of Tables and Maps - Acknowledgements - List of Abbreviations - Introduction - International Cooperation and Change - Regime Building: the Antarctic Treaty System - Environmental Protection: Politics and Outcomes - Living 'Resources' and the Limits to Conservation - Antarctic Minerals: Problems and Processes - The Antarctic Minerals Convention (CRAMRA) - Comprehensive Environmental Protection: from CRAMRA to Madrid - The Madrid Protocol ... and after - Conclusion - Appendixes - Endnotes - Bibliography - Index

ISBN: 9780333594490
ISBN-10: 0333594495
Series: Protecting the Antarctic
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 15th September 1994
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.79  x 2.39
Weight (kg): 0.6
Edition Number: 19