American backtrack on Antarctic mining ban

Luke, Anthony
June 1991
New Scientist;6/29/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1775, p15
Reports on the refusal of the United States to sign a protocol that would ban mining in Antartica. Explanation of U.S. delegate Curtis Bohlen regarding the United States' refusal to the protocol; Proposal of the U.S. government dealing with the amendment process after the end of the mining moratorium; Reaction of Greenpeace's Antartic campaigner Paul Bogart regarding the decision of the U.S. not to sign the protocol.


Related Articles

  • North Star rises. R.B. // Bulletin with Newsweek;05/21/96, Vol. 116 Issue 6021, p48 

    Reports on foreign investors entering Vietnam, focussing mainly on mining and the laws that protects the security of such companies. Information on North Star Resources' deal Canadian mining entrepreneur Robert Friedland's Indchina Goldfields; Benefits of the merger to Vietnam; Relationship...

  • Globalization: Challenges & Opportunities. Janeway, Patricia A. // American Ceramic Society Bulletin;Mar2005, Vol. 84 Issue 3, p10 

    Reports on globalization challenges facing the ceramic industries. Materials globalization; Calls for international cooperation. INSETS: Ceramic Societies Launch Biennial Int'l Ceramics Congress;Ceramics in China: The Jingdezhen Connection;Ceramic Markets and Industry: A European Perspective.

  • Bigger Stockpiles.  // Time;4/5/1954, Vol. 63 Issue 14, p86 

    The article reports on the new policy of the U.S. government to increase stockpile purchases. The cited reasons for increasing stockpiles are the possibility that the war in Korea might cut off the flow of strategic materials, the U.S. administration making a strategic virtue of economic...

  • Good Friends and Good Trading Partners. Martin, Gary L. // Alaska Business Monthly;Apr2006, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p106 

    The article reports on the business relationship between Alaska and Canada. These countries are interdependent and close trading partners. Alaska exported about 242 million dollars to Canada in 2004 while receiving Canadian imports valued at 289 million dollars. Alaska fisherman shipped some...

  • Peace and Security in Africa and the Role of Canadian Mining Interests: New Challenges for Canadian Foreign Policy. Campbell, Bonnie // Labour, Capital & Society;Apr-Nov2004, Vol. 37 Issue 1/2, p98 

    No abstract available.

  • A view from the bridge -- Part II. Giakoumakis, John // CA Magazine;Oct2012, Vol. 145 Issue 8, p32 

    The article offers the author's insights on the effect of the increasing taxation on the legal binding agreement between foreign governments and mining. He states that the stabilization of tax regime is an important component of agreements, in which the Guinea government approved a mining code...

  • What keeps mining companies awake at night? Morgan, M. J. // African Business;Nov2011, Issue 380, p88 

    In this article, the author reports on the implications for Africa of Ernst & Young's report titled "Business Risks Facing Mining and Metals 2011-12" which assesses the key risks facing the sector. The author says that resource nationalism is one of the issues currently most troubling to senior...

  • RESÚMENES.  // Foro Internacional;ene-mar2014, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p217 

    A series of English-, French-, and Spanish-language abstracts is provided for articles in this issue, including one on transitional justice in Mexico, one on global governance, and one on mining policies in Argentina.

  • Minerals and National Power. Freeman, Otis W. // Education;Feb1952, Vol. 72 Issue 6, p423 

    The article focuses on the significance of the mineral industries as the primary essential for preparedness programs of nations. It has been suggested by the author that the control of the mineral industries played a vital role in the resolution of World War II. Various mineral resources are...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics