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Vast Antarctic marine reserves in focus at Australia talks

Vast Antarctic marine reserves in focus at Australia talks

Antarctica is one of the world's last untouched wildernesses and is critical for scientific research.

Oct 19, 2015, 14:06 PM IST

Nations debate giant Antarctic ocean sanctuaries

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.

Oct 23, 2013, 21:03 PM IST

Antarctic nations face off again over sanctuary plans

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.

Oct 22, 2013, 22:09 PM IST

Antarctic nations to wrestle again over sanctuary plan

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.

Jul 12, 2013, 22:09 PM IST