TITLE

Madrid meeting bans Antarctic mining for 50 years

AUTHOR(S)
Luke, Anthony
PUB. DATE
May 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;5/4/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1767, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Announces that delegates at a meeting in Madrid reached an agreement which would ban mining and mineral prospecting in Antarctica for 50 years. Need for governments' approval before signing; How the plan could be reversed; Role of Rolf Anderson; Last year's meeting in Chile; Comment of American delegate Curtis Bohlen; Reaction of Greenpeace member Lena Hagelin; More.
ACCESSION #
9105273168

 

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