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A square peg in a round hole: fitting impact assessment under the Antarctic Environmental Protocol to Antarctic tourism
The 1991 Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty develops and codifies Antarctic environmental impact assessment (EIA) obligations. This paper outlines the history and presentExpand
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Cooperative breeding in the skuas (Stercorariidae): History, distribution and incidence
Cooperative breeding, now well documented in birds, is generally confined to sedentary terrestrial families. It has not been reported amongst seabirds, with the exception of skuas (Stercorariidae).Expand
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Communally breeding skuas: breeding success of pairs, trios and groups of Catharacta lonnbergi on the Chatham Islands, New Zealand
One-third of territories on South East Island are occupied by trios or groups of communally breeding skuas. Comparisons were made of the reproductive performance of pairs, trios and groups over threeExpand
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Considerable values in Antarctica
This article examines the continuing effect within and upon the contemporary Antarctic Treaty System (ATS) of the foundational values of that system. The ATS arose in response to particularExpand
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Why did we get an International Space Station before an International Antarctic Station?
Despite public projection of, and formal commitments in the Antarctic Treaty and subsequent instruments of the Antarctic Treaty System to, international scientific cooperation and the sharing ofExpand
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This paper discusses high-level environmental policy objectives under the Antarctic Treaty System (ATS), and their relation to Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA). It reviews the need for SEA inExpand
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Human Impacts and Ecological Constraints on Skuas
Skuas are amongst the most-studied animals in the Antarctic and subantarctic regions. This report documents human impacts across the range of natural environments occupied by skuas in the SouthernExpand
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The Hollowing of Antarctic Governance
The paper examines the apparent disabling of some substantive functions of the Antarctic Treaty System (its ‘hollowing’) since the adoption of the Madrid Protocol in 1991. It provides some examplesExpand
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Does bioprospecting risk moral hazard for science in the Antarctic Treaty System
Bioprospecting in Antarctica has been generated in the course of, and is largely driven by, the success of Antarctic science, which has been given an entrenched and privileged role in theExpand
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