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The Antarctic Treaty Regime Law, Environment and Resources

By: Gillian D Triggs(Editor)
239 pages, b/w illustrations, tables
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  • The Antarctic Treaty Regime ISBN: 9780521327664 Hardback Jul 1987 Out of Print #9349
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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 consider protection of the marine environment and the regulation of mineral exploitation. The book concludes with a discussion of Antarctica and its development.

First published in 1987.


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

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- D. J. Drewry
- R. M. Laws
- R. Trolle-Andersen
- F. Orrego Vicuna
- Hazel Fox
- G. D. Triggs
- J. A. Gulland
- M. W. Holdgate
- W. N. Bonner
- J. N. Barnes
- A. D. Watts
- F. G. Larminie
- J. A. Heap
- J. R. Rowland

By: Gillian D Triggs(Editor)
239 pages, b/w illustrations, tables
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