Handbook on the Politics of Antarctica
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Handbook on the Politics of Antarctica

Edited by Klaus Dodds, Alan D. Hemmings and Peder Roberts

The Antarctic and Southern Ocean are hotspots for contemporary endeavours to oversee 'the last frontier' of the Earth. The Handbook on the Politics of Antarctica offers a wide-ranging and comprehensive overview of the governance, geopolitics, international law, cultural studies and history of the region. Four thematic sections take readers from the earliest human encounters to contemporary resource exploitation and climate change. Written by leading experts, the Handbook brings together the very best interdisciplinary social science and humanities scholarship on the Antarctic and Southern Ocean.
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Chapter 33: Antarctic environmental challenges in a global context

Steven L. Chown

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33. Antarctic environmental challenges in a global context Steven L. Chown . . . the existence of an international advisory body such as SCAR [Scientific Commission on Antarctic Research], and the declaration by the Treaty Powers of the Antarctic ...

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