Looking South Australia's Antarctic Agenda
Edited by Lorne K Kriwoken, Julia Jabour, Alan D Hemmings
The Federation Press, 2007, paperback, ISBN 9781862876576
Very Good Condition, watermark at bottom fore-edge, minor crumpling to bottome edge, flyleaf removed, un-creased spine, remains of stickers on spine and back bottom (see photographs)
'Antarctica has become a key marker of climate change, the retreating ice a focal point of international concern amid acknowledgement that the frozen continent plays a pivotal role in generating the world's climate.
Australia has a leading role in the Antarctic Treaty System and claims sovereignty over 42% of the continent. Its policies are under scrutiny as never before.
In Looking South, leading academics and practitioners inspect Australia's contemporary agenda. They balance the preservation of geopolitical and environmental stability with the competing claims of science, tourism, fishing, bio-prospecting and mining. Can the Antarctic Treaty System be preserved or should it be modified - and if so, how?'