TITLE

American backtrack on Antarctic mining ban

AUTHOR(S)
Luke, Anthony
PUB. DATE
June 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;6/29/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1775, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
10491305

 

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