With the negotiation of the International Protocol on Environmental Protection in 1991, those nations conducting scientific research programs in Antarctica face new challenges for stewardship of the southern continent and protection of its environment. Science and Stewardship in the Antarctic examines how the implementation of the 1991 agreement in the United States can be done in such a way to ensure the compatibility of scientific and environmental protection goals in this global laboratory. The book also addresses the potential for the new requirements both to benefit and harm research activities in Antarctica.
Table of Contents
|Human Activity in Antarctica||22-31|
|Implementation of the Environmental Protocol||47-77|
|The Future for Antarctic Science and Stewardship||78-82|
|List of Acronyms||83-84|
|Appendix A: Tourism||87-103|
|Appendix B: Committee on Antarctic Policy and Science||104-107|
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