The Antarctic Treaty System

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  • The Treaty System includes the recommendations, measures, decisions and resolutions of the Consultative Meetings relating to matters such as:
  • Scientific cooperation;
  • protection of the Antarctic environment;
  • conservation of plants and animals;
  • preservation of historic sites;
  • designation and management of protected areas;
  • management of tourism;
  • information exchange;
  • collection of meteorological data;
  • hydrographic charting;
  • logistic cooperation; and

communications and safety.

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