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  • Signatories to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) wishing to extend their continental shelf beyond the current 200-mile limit have a period of 10 years to submit their claims to the UN. The future problem will be to find a legal way for continental shelf delimitation to pro...

    • Availability: Online
    • Record type: Abstract

  • The ozone hole over Antarctica grew to the size of North America this year - the fifth largest on record - according to the latest satellite observations. Scientists blamed colder-than-average temperatures in the stratosphere for the ozone hole's unusually large size this year. The main cause of the...

  • Antarctica is warming up just like the rest of the world, a new study has found. In the last 50 years, despite cooling in parts of the continent over the last two decades, Antarctica has been getting steadily warmer. Using new measurements scientists were able to conclude that the continent has be...

  • The Antarctic ice sheet, holding about 70 per cent of the world's fresh water, is shrinking at a rate of 36 cubic miles a year, according to a study carried out by satellites. Previously it was thought that the 6,500ft-thick blanket of ice covering 98 per cent of Antarctica - a continent twice the s...

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    • Record type: Abstract

  • This book explores myths surrounding the global consumption of oil as the author argues that the supply of oil and gas is much larger than imagined, control of oil supplies is unnecessary and expensive and above all, oil is merely one source of energy. Opportunities exist to decrease the global cons...

    • Availability: In the library
    • Record type: Book

  • The fourth in our series of articles from EI Young Professionals Networks is from the North East YPN Committee. Ross Winter looks at what the UK could learn about domestic energy efficiency from an Antarctic research base.

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    • Record type: Article

  • The fourth in our series of articles from EI Young Professionals Networks is from the North East YPN Committee. Ross Winter looks at what the UK could learn about domestic energy efficiency from an Antarctic research base.

    • Availability: In the library|Online
    • Record type: Article

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