By Marcus Haward,Tom Griffiths

The Antarctic Treaty, that is on the middle of the regime that covers the immense sector of sea and land surrounding the South Pole, has been in strength for fifty years. Australia and the Antarctic Treaty approach examines Australia’s the most important contribution, prior and current, in the procedure of cooperative governance tested via the Antarctic Treaty. The Antarctic Treaty procedure has been a significantly profitable foreign collaboration that has fostered medical discovery, environmental safeguard and – so much of all – peace, whereas permitting nationwide curiosity and endeavour. Australia claims forty two% of the Antarctic continent, but the heritage of Australian international coverage has an important hole in terms of the tale of Australia’s involvement in Antarctic politics and international relations: a narrative masking 50 years of impression. This ebook fills that gap.

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