Plans to Protect Antarctic Sea Faces Difficult Challenges
Published October 18, 2012
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A Weddell seal holds an Antarctic toothfish, one of the lucrative fish found in the Antarctic’s waters. Photo: K. Westerskov / Alamy
The seas surrounding Antarctica are among the world’s most pristine, but fishing vessels are set to move in. Next week, there is a meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) that may try to contain the rush to access the region’s natural resources.
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