The Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty
The Madrid Protocol - Main Points - 11 slides

"Protocols" are updates to the Antarctic Treaty and are named after the place where they were signed. In 1991, 30 years after the original Treaty came into force, major environmental updates were made at a meeting in Madrid, this is commonly known as the Madrid Protocol. It came into force in 1998.

Antarctic treaty main points



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