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Disruption over Macquarie Island calls for some clever Antarctic thinking

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Hodgson-Johnston, I, Disruption over Macquarie Island calls for some clever Antarctic thinking, The Conversation, The Conversation Media Group Ltd, Victoria, Australia, 19 September (2016) [Magazine Article]


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Abstract

The fate of the Australian Antarctic Division’s research base on Macquarie Island hangs in the balance, after last week’s surprise announcement that it would close in March 2017 was followed on Friday by a suggestion that the government could yet reprieve it. Why all the fuss over a scattering of buildings on a windswept island (admittedly a UNESCO World Heritage-listed one) perched on a tectonic ridge halfway between Australia and Antarctica?

Item Details

Item Type:Magazine Article
Keywords:Antarctic, Tasmania
Research Division:Law and Legal Studies
Research Group:Law
Research Field:Environmental and Natural Resources Law
Objective Division:Environment
Objective Group:Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Objective Field:Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Author:Hodgson-Johnston, I (Miss Indi Hodgson-Johnston)
ID Code:115807
Year Published:2016
Deposited By:IMAS - Directorate
Deposited On:2017-04-11
Last Modified:2017-04-11
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