2008 Publications Archive

ATCM Papers


IWC Papers

IMO Papers


Other Publications 


ATCM XXXI 02 June - 13 June 2008 Kyiv, Ukraine

Information Papers Submitted to the XXXI ATCM

Area Protection:  Time for Action
Impacts of Climate Change on Antarctic Ecosystems
Designation of Marine Protected Areas within the Antarctic Treaty Area
Antarctic Shipping
A Decade of Antarctic Tourism:  Status, Change, and Actions Needed
Report of the Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition


Reports on the XXXI ATCM



Press Releases and other information

Antarctic Treaty Parties Duck Tourism Challenges
Press Release in Russian
Turismo en la Antartida Una Amenaza Para Un Ecosystem Unico an op-ed by ASOC Campaigner Mariano Aguas

Antarctic Treaty Meetings (ATME) Papers

8-11 July 2008 St.Petersburg, Russia

Tourism and the human footprint at Deception Island South Shetland Islands, Antarctica

CCAMLR XXVII October 2008

Official papers submitted by ASOC for consideration by CCAMLR


The Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) and the Ecosystem Approach
A Time for Action on the Management of Antarctic Krill Fisheries
Furthering Implementation of Networks of Marine Protected Areas in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean
Impacts of Climate Change on Antarctic Marine Ecosystems
The Ross Sea: A Candidate for Immediate Inclusion in a Network of Marine Protected Areas
The Need for Trade Measures in CCAMLR
Protecting the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary:  Development of a Management Plan
Briefing on Antarctic Vessel-Related Issues




International Whaling Commission

60th IWC Meeting 2008

ASOC Opening Statement to the IWC
ASOC Information presented to the IWC
Statement by Dr. Mamadou Diallo

General Papers

Protecting the Southern Ocean: A management plan 2008



IMO Papers 2008

Antarctic Area Vessel Issues



ASOC in the News 2008

October 2008

On the Sunny Beaches of Brazil, A perplexing inrush of penguins 10.03.2008 Washington Post Foreign Service

April 2008

Backing for Antarctic Ship Review 04.7.2008 BBC News

March 2008

Why the white wilderness needs our care 03.31.2008 BBC News
Eco-tourism 'major threat' to Antarctic 03.31.2008 Telegraph UK


Other Publications

Appeal to the Duma on Lake Vostok, Antarctica April 2008