Antarctica: The Battle for the Seventh Continent by Doaa Abdel-Motaal

By Doaa Abdel-Motaal

The thawing Antarctic continent deals dwelling house and marine and mineral assets that have been formerly inaccessible. This booklet discusses how revisiting the Antarctic Treaty procedure and dividing up the continent preemptively may spare the area severe conflict.

• Argues that the Antarctic Treaty, which was once opened for signature in 1959, has to be reconsidered due to the fact strain keeps to construct for the profession of the continent and the exploitation of its dwelling and non-living assets

• means that foreign clash over Antarctica is probably going within the coming many years, relatively as the ban on mineral assets is up for revision in 2048

• Argues that policymakers have to draw classes from the commercial festival the area is now witnessing within the thawing Arctic Ocean

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