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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.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.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/news/2015-01-20/chinas-desire-for-antarctic-mining-despite-international-ban/6029414

Jan 20, 2015 ... New evidence emerges of China's interest in exploiting Antarctica's minerals despite an international agreement preventing it.

www.azomining.com/Article.aspx?ArticleID=239

Nov 19, 2012 ... Antarctica is a frozen desert continent located south of the Antarctic Circle. It is a mostly uninhabitable region with a total land area of 14 million ...

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 ...

goodnature.nathab.com/antarctica-how-long-can-it-remain-unowned

Apr 1, 2014 ... Do you think that Antarctica can and should continue to be the ... The Madrid Protocol, in effect since 1998, prohibits mining in Antarctica.