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Nations debate giant Antarctic ocean sanctuaries

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 21:03

Multi-nation talks began in Australia Wednesday over plans to protect Antarctica`s pristine waters by creating two vast ocean sanctuaries, with hopes Russia`s previous objections to the proposed no-fishing zones can be overcome.

Antarctic nations face off again over sanctuary plans

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 22:09

Nations pushing to create vast ocean sanctuaries off Antarctica that cover an area the size of India hope to overcome objections to their plans at talks this week in Australia.

Antarctic nations to wrestle again over sanctuary plan

Last Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013, 22:09

The guardians of Antarctica`s marine wealth gather in Germany will meet on Sunday for a fresh round of talks on creating the world`s largest ocean sanctuary.