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The threat to Antarctica from mining and exploiting oil and gas

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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 ...

Mining the Antarctic a big no-no | MINING.com

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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 ...

Mining in Antarctica — Australian Antarctic Division

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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 ...

Mining - British Antarctic Survey

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The Environmental Protocol bans all mineral resource activities in Antarctica ( other than scientific research). The control of possible mining was first raised within ...

Mineral resources - Discovering Antarctica

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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 ...

Reasons For And Against Developing Antarctica

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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 ...

Is mining in Antarctica inevitable? - Future Tense - ABC Radio ...

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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 ...

Should we ban mining in Antarctica? | Australian Mining

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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 ...

Why does the Antarctic Treaty System prohibit mining in Antarctica ...

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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.

What impact does mining in antarctica have - Answers.com

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Another AnswerThere is no mining in Antarctica.The environment is too extreme, cold and isolated to make mining any kind of a sound financial.