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The Antarctic Treaty regime [electronic resource] : law, environment, and resources /
edited by Gillian D. Triggs.
imprint
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1987.
description
xxi, 237 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0521327660
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1987.
isbn
0521327660
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
general note
Papers from the proceedings of a conference organized by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law, in London, April 1985.
catalogue key
8357236
 
Bibliography: p. 234-235.
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Summaries
Main Description
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.
Unpaid Annotation
This work discusses the Antarctic Treaty Regime. It outlines the legal structure established by the treaty and the legal, political, and environmental issues that are relevant. The author describes the Antarctic environment and the issues involved with the protection of the marine environment and the regulation of mineral exploitation.
Description for Bookstore
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.
Table of Contents
Antarctica: physical environment and scientific research
Introduction
The Antarctic physical environment
Scientific opportunities in the Antarctic
The Antarctic Treaty regime: legal issues
Introduction
The Antarctic scene: legal and political facts
The Antarctic Treaty system: a viable alternative for the regulation of resource-oriented activities
The relevance of Antarctica to the lawyer
The Antarctic Treaty system: some jurisdictional problems
The Antarctic Treaty regime: protecting the marine environment
Introduction
The Antarctic Treaty system as a resource management mechanism
Regulated development and conservation of Antarctic resources
Recent developments in Antarctic conservation
Environmental protection and the future of the Antarctic: new approaches and perspectives are necessary
The Antarctic Treaty regime: minerals regulation
Introduction
Antarctic mineral resources: negotiations for a mineral resources regime
Mineral resources: commercial prospects for Antarctic minerals
Negotiation of a minerals regime
Whither Antarctica? Future policies
Introduction
Current and future problems arising from activities in the Antarctic
Antarctica: the claims of 'expertise' versus 'interest' Zain-Azraai
Whither Antarctica? Alternative strategies
Conclusion
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