Secretariat of the Antarctic Treaty
Secretariat of the Antarctic Treaty
 
StartNatural reserve, devoted to peace and science

Natural reserve, devoted to peace and science

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Antarctic Treaty area

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Scope Note:

The Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty was signed in Madrid on October 4, 1991 and entered into force in 1998. It designates Antarctica as a “natural reserve, devoted to peace and science” (Art. 2)

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