Antarctica to Remain Off-Limits to Mines and Miners

by Daily Bell Staff
The Daily Bell

Antarctica to remain permanently off-limits to mining … Antarctica will remain completely off limits for mining in the future. That was the unanimous decision reached on Wednesday by all 29 nations party to the Antarctic Treaty, the main international governing mechanism for the continent. The resolution, lauded by NGOs, dispels any doubts or false rumors that the status quo might change after 2048. – Blouin News

There won’t be any unintentional discoveries on the Antarctic any time soon. It will remain “completely off limits” for mining and miners.

For us – and no doubt we are in the minority – that’s too bad. We’d like to see more exploration of the Antarctic, intended or not.

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