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www.coolantarctica.com/Antarctica%20fact%20file/science/threats_mining_oil.php

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 ...

www.mining.com/mining-the-antarctic-a-big-no-no-57506

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 ...

www.antarctica.gov.au/about-antarctica/environment/geology/mining

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 ...

www.bas.ac.uk/about/antarctica/environmental-protection/mining

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

discoveringantarctica.org.uk/challenges/sustainability/mineral-resources

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 ...

www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/futuretense/5433498

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 ...

www.australianmining.com.au/news/should-we-ban-mining-in-antarctica

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 ...

www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/oct/02/drilling-arctic-environmental-impact-greenpeace-piracy

Oct 2, 2013 ... ... of wilderness - and should be recognised as such: a priceless environmental gem, like Antarctica which is guarded by international treaty.

debatewise.org/debates/3562-antarctica-should-be-opened-up-for-resource-exploitation

One Antarctica has an extremely harsh climate and terrain, mining for resources .... We pointed fishing and tourism as current industries that haven't had bad ...