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Title Science and stewardship in the Antarctic / Committee on Antarctic Policy and Science, Polar Research Board, Commission on Geosciences, Environment, and Resources, National Research Council
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1993


Description 1 online resource (xii, 107 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents 1. Introduction. Science: A Primary and Enduring Objective. Stewardship: A New Approach to the Future. Toward Dynamic Feedback Between Science and Stewardship -- 2. Human Activity in Antarctica. Physical Environment. Human Activity. Effects of Human Activity on Science -- 3. Governance Structures. The Antarctic Treaty System. The Protocol on Environmental Protection -- 4. Implementation of the Environmental Protocol. Environmentally Responsible and Science-Friendly Legislation. Issues for Implementation of the Environmental Protocol and Recommendations for Resolution -- 5. The Future for Antarctic Science and Stewardship. Benefits of the New Protocol. Challenges of Research and Stewardship -- App. A. Tourism. Guidelines of Conduct for Antarctica Visitors. Guidelines of Conduct for Antarctica Tour Operators -- App. B. Committee on Antarctic Policy and Science: Biographical Information
Notes "Support for this project was provided by the U.S. Department of State under Grant No. 1755-200101 and the National Research Council (NRC) Fund"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 85-86)
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Subject Environmental protection -- Antarctica
SCIENCE -- Environmental Science (see also Chemistry -- Environmental)
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Environmental Policy.
Environmental protection
Research -- Environmental aspects
Research -- Government policy
Antarctica -- Research -- Government policy -- United States
Antarctica -- Research -- Environmental aspects
United States
Form Electronic book
Author National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Antarctic Policy and Science.
ISBN 0585143412