The Design of CRAMRA: How Appropriate For The Protection of The Environment
The Fridtjof Nansen Institute has an uncanny sense of timing. Its long and influential association with the Antarctic and other polar concerns owes something to its organisation of conferences such as this at important points in the evolution of polar affairs. In 1973 the meeting of experts it convened to consider the authorisation or prohibition of Antarctic mineral exploration was the first thorough exchange of views on this topic. That seminal discussion influenced the course of events. We can expect that the present conference will also do so.
KeywordsMineral Activity Significant Harm Antarctic Environment Inconsistent Objective Antarctic Treaty
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