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Rhiannon TynenAntarctica and the Southern Ocean Case Study 05/03/2013




The discovery of the islands of the southern ocean in the eighteenth century led to the
start of exploitation of the area. A number of economic activities have taken place in the
region.

Sealing

It began in the 18th century on…

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Rhiannon TynenAntarctica and the Southern Ocean Case Study 05/03/2013




Out of 200 lasting sites surveyed only 5% showed any wear and tear. These need
to be rested, but at present there is no mechanism to implement this type of
management.
Despite these encouraging signs, there are some concerns:
The Antarctic…

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