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The Antarctic Treaty regime : law, environment, and resources

Author: Gillian D Triggs; British Institute of International and Comparative Law.
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Series: Studies in polar research.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Antarctic Treaty regime is a uniquely successful legal system which preserves Antarctica for peaceful purposes and guarantees freedom of scientific research. This volume based on an international conference, examines the legal, political and environmental issues that it raises. After setting the scene of the Antarctic environment, the early chapters discuss the legal issues involved in the Treaty. Later chapters  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gillian D Triggs; British Institute of International and Comparative Law.
ISBN: 9780521327664 0521327660 9780521100083 0521100089
OCLC Number: 502270260
Notes: Conference proceedings.
Originally published: 1987.
Description: pages cm.
Contents: Part I. Antarctica: physical environment and scientific research: 1. Introduction; 2. The Antarctic physical environment D. J. Drewry; 3. Scientific opportunities in the Antarctic R. M. Laws; Part II. The Antarctic Treaty regime: legal issues: 4. Introduction; 5. The Antarctic scene: legal and political facts R. Trolle-Andersen; 6. The Antarctic Treaty system: a viable alternative for the regulation of resource-oriented activities F. Orrego Vicuna; 7. The relevance of Antarctica to the lawyer Hazel Fox; 8. The Antarctic Treaty system: some jurisdictional problems G. D. Triggs; Part III. The Antarctic Treaty regime: protecting the marine environment: 9. Introduction; 10. The Antarctic Treaty system as a resource management mechanism J. A. Gulland; 11. Regulated development and conservation of Antarctic resources M. W. Holdgate; 12. Recent developments in Antarctic conservation W. N. Bonner; 13. Environmental protection and the future of the Antarctic: new approaches and perspectives are necessary J. N. Barnes; Part IV. The Antarctic Treaty regime: minerals regulation: 14. Introduction; 15. Antarctic mineral resources: negotiations for a mineral resources regime A. D. Watts; 16. Mineral resources: commercial prospects for Antarctic minerals F. G. Larminie; 17. Negotiation of a minerals regime G. D. Triggs; Part V. Whither Antarctica? Future policies: 18. Introduction; 19. Current and future problems arising from activities in the Antarctic J. A. Heap; 20. Antarctica: the claims of 'expertise' versus 'interest' Zain-Azraai; 21. Whither Antarctica? Alternative strategies J. R. Rowland; Part VI: 22. Conclusion.
Series Title: Studies in polar research.
Responsibility: edited by Gillian D. Triggs.

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