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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 ...

www.antarctica.gov.au/environment/human-impacts-in-antarctica

Apr 3, 2012 ... harvesting some Antarctic species to the verge of extinction for economic ... Mining is now prohibited under the Environmental Protocol to the ...

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.answers.com/Q/What_impact_does_mining_in_antarctica_have

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

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.

vkumar.expertscolumn.com/article/reasons-and-against-developing-antarctica

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 to justify the ...