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There has never been any commercial mining in Antarctica, there are no current
plans to mine Antarctica and mining is currently completely banned by the ...
Nov 3, 2014 ... Mining in the Antarctic is not likely to happen any time soon, as scientists believe
the treaty that bans exploration and exploitation of the region's ...
Nov 19, 2012 ... There are deposits of minerals such as coal and iron ore in Antarctica, but there
are vast economic and technical difficulties associated with the ...
The Environmental Protocol bans all mineral resource activities in Antarctica (
other than scientific research). The control of possible mining was first raised
Mining in Antarctica would be very difficult, dangerous and expensive as the
climate is so harsh, the ice is very thick and Antarctica is very remote from major ...
Jun 14, 2011 ... It would be far easier to recycle the minerals like metals instead of mining them in
Antarctica. Even the organic resources are not great enough ...
May 6, 2014 ... China, South Korea and other nations are rushing to establish a presence in
Antarctica before the Antarctic Treaty is reviewed in 2048. Antony ...
Jun 20, 2012 ... As our resources dry-up companies and countries are beginning to look to the
horizon for new opportunities. Could mining in Antarctica be next ...
Mining is an environmentally destructive economic activity that must be regulated
by law. ... I don't sleep without some magical part of my subconscious staying
completely alert, listening for the tiniest whimper from a bad dream... Read More.
Another AnswerThere is no mining in Antarctica.The environment is too extreme,
cold and isolated to make mining any kind of a sound financial.