Antarctica is a continent of immense environmental, economic, political, and scientific importance. It is home to many species of animals and plants and also contains vast natural resources. As a result, it has been subject to a variety of international agreements and laws designed to protect the environment, promote peace and security, and facilitate research and economic opportunities. In particular, maritime law and security are critical for the safe navigation of vessels in and out of the continent. This article provides an overview of the legal and security challenges presented by Antarctica’s maritime environment and the measures being taken to address these challenges.View More Maritime Law & Security in Antarctica
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Antarctica: A land shrouded in mystery, beckoning adventurers to conquer its frozen frontiers. Join us as we unveil Australia’s extraordinary Antarctic expedition, a daring quest to unravel the secrets of the icy continent. Brace yourselves for a mesmerizing tale of courage, curiosity, and triumph in one of the harshest environments on Earth.View More Unveiling Australia’s Antarctic Adventure: Overcoming the Frozen Frontiers
The law of the sea is a body of customs, treaties, and international agreements by which governments maintain order, productivity, and peaceful relations on the sea. Generally speaking, the law of the sea stipulates that maritime countries essentially control their territorial waters from the shore out to a distance of 12 miles (19.3 km), the “12-mile limit.” Within this zone, all laws of that country apply: the country can build, extract natural resources, and either encourageView More What does the law of the sea do?