The Nature and importance of the sub-Antarctic

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    Abstract

    Sub-Antarctic land is a rare resource in world terms. It is appropriate to recognise the sub-Antarctic as a region distinct from the cool temperate zone to its north and the Antarctic zone to its south, a region with its own characteristics, and with significant intrinsic value and scientific importance. Appropriate protection from anthropogenic change and exploitation must be ensured for the sub-Antarctic.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1-6
    Number of pages6
    JournalPapers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
    Volume141
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 2007

    Keywords

    • sub-Antarctic
    • islands
    • environmental change
    • anthropogenic change

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