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The greening of Antarctica : assembling an international environment

Author: Alessandro Antonello
Publisher: New York, NY Oxford University Press [2019] © 2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Antarctica is a deeply contested place. It is not an unchanging wilderness or quiet and passive continent at the bottom of the earth. Today, a community of scientists, institutions, industries, activists, private citizens and nation-states are deeply connected to the region. These actors pursue a variety of projects and hold an array of visions for the region: scientists want a pristine laboratory, nation-states  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alessandro Antonello
ISBN: 9780190907174 0190907177
OCLC Number: 1107346556
Description: ix, 250 Seiten ; 25 cm
Contents: Principles for "unprincipled men" : filling the household of Antarctic nature --
Arguing with seals : the changing terrain of authority --
Mining the deep south : exploitation, environmental impact, and contested futures --
Seeing the Southern Ocean ecosystem : enlarging the Antarctic community --
The plenitude of nature and sovereignty : boundaries of insiders and outsiders.
Responsibility: Alessandro Antonello.

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The Greening of Antarctica reveals how the geopolitical, intellectual, conceptual, and legal foundations of contemporary Antarctic environmental protection and imagination were formed in the crucial  Read more...

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