Nature conservation and Antarctic diplomacy, 1959–1964

  title={Nature conservation and Antarctic diplomacy, 1959–1964},
  author={Alessandro Antonello},
  journal={The Polar Journal},
  pages={335 - 353}
The Agreed Measures for the Conservation of Antarctic Fauna and Flora (AMCAFF), passed in 1964, was an early major achievement of the Antarctic Treaty parties. These measures, the first within the Treaty regime to control human actions, were intended to conserve Antarctic fauna and flora by protecting certain species and areas and proscribing certain human activities and actions. This article is about the scientific impetus for nature conservation in the Antarctic and the diplomatic… Expand
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