05 April 2007
Strategic Insights 34 - Frozen assets: Securing Australia's Antarctic future
By Australian Strategic Policy Institute
The Australian Strategic Policy Institute has today released a new Strategic Insights publication, Frozen assets: Securing Australia’s Antarctic future by Anthony Bergin, Director of Research Programs for ASPI and Marcus Haward, Program Leader, Policy Program, Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre.
The report outlines the key issues that will shape our approach to Antarctica.
These include challenges to Australia’s territorial claim, resource exploitation, illegal fishing, the direct effects of climate change, increased tourists, and the potential for bio-prospecting and iceberg harvesting industries developing.