Treaty for Antarctica

Treaty for Antarctica


There's a treaty signed by 38 countries that prohibits military activities, mineral mining, nuclear explosions, and nuclear waste disposal in Antarctica.


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The treaty prohibits military activities and mineral mining, prohibits nuclear explosions and nuclear waste disposal, supports scientific research, and protects the continent's ecozone. Ongoing experiments are conducted by more than 4,000 scientists from many nations.


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