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Antarctica

  • Danielle Cook
  • Tessa Rava Zolnikov
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in Climate Resilient Societies book series (PSCRS)

Abstract

Antarctica has already begun to experience marked negative effects from climate change. This chapter will discuss the need for much more research and data collection to learn Antarctica’s larger role and background processes that influence the global climate system as well as to understand protective treaty, conventions, and protocols that are in place to protect the Antarctic environment and ecosystems, with an eye toward future potential frictions among different party interests.

Keywords

Climate change Antarctica Resiliency and adaptation Policy Sea-level rise Patagonian fisheries Antarctic fisheries Ecological effects Biodiversity loss 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Danielle Cook
    • 1
  • Tessa Rava Zolnikov
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Community HealthNational UniversitySan DiegoUSA
  2. 2.School of MedicineUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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