Secretariat of the Antarctic Treaty
Secretariat of the Antarctic Treaty
 
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Specially Protected Area (SPA)

Equivalent terms:
SPA

Notes

Scope Note:

The areas of outstanding scientific interest listed in Annex B shall be designated “Specially Protected Areas” and shall be accorded special protection by the Participating Governments in order to preserve their unique natural ecological system (Recommendation ATCM III-VIII (Brussels, 1964))