Maritime Law & Security in Antarctica

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.

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