Wednesday, July 17, 2013
No deal on huge Antarctic marine reserves
International talks on establishing huge marine reserves in Antarctica have failed to reach a consensus.
Russia blocked attempts by western countries to set up the protected areas in the Ross Sea and Eastern Antarctica.
The Russian representative challenged the legal basis that would allow for the creation of such reserves, according to organisations at the talks in Germany.
See full Article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23327315