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In Antarctica, let's just concentrate on the science

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Hodgson-Johnston, I, In Antarctica, let's just concentrate on the science, The Interpreter, Lowy Institute for International Policy, Australia, 13 May 2016 (2016) [Magazine Article]


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Abstract

Earlier this week, in response to CSIRO's decision to slash its Antarctic science programme, The Interpeter posted 'Australia’s Antarctic Nightmare' by Dr Neil Hamilton. The post used dangerously simplified legal argument to conclude successive cuts to Australia’s science programme in Antarctica will lead to international discord on our southern flank. Panic as a nation should not be based on a discourse of alarmist headlines and narrow legal arguments over Antarctic sovereignty. Rather, if we were to panic, it should be because we aren’t supporting the science that will foretell our economic and physical futures.

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Item Type:Magazine Article
Keywords:Antarctic, law, Antarctic Treaty
Research Division:Law and Legal Studies
Research Group:Law
Research Field:Environmental and Natural Resources Law
Objective Division:Animal Production and Animal Primary Products
Objective Group:Fisheries - Wild Caught
Objective Field:Fisheries - Wild Caught not elsewhere classified
Author:Hodgson-Johnston, I (Miss Indi Hodgson-Johnston)
ID Code:109242
Year Published:2016
Deposited By:CRC-Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems
Deposited On:2016-06-04
Last Modified:2016-06-07
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