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Terrestrial

Non-native microbial introductions: what risk to Antarctic ecosystems?

13 Mar 2018 The introduction of non-native microorganisms into Antarctica and the distribution of microorganisms within Antarctica is an area of management concern....
Terrestrial

The impacts of trampling and ground disturbances on Antarctic soils

13 Mar 2018 How does pedestrian traffic impact Antarctic soils and how can it be managed?...
Human Activities

Micropollutants in Antarctic waters

2 Apr 2018 What is the current state of knowledge on the presence and impacts of micropollutants in aquatic environments? ...
Human Activities

Microplastics in the Southern Ocean

16 May 2018 Microplastics are a global concern. What are the estimated concentrations, potential sources and routes of transmission in the Southern Ocean?...
Human Activities

Clean-up of past waste disposal sites and abandoned work sites in Antarctica

3 Apr 2014 What are the challenges involved in the remediation of historic waste disposal and abandoned work sites in Antarctica? ...
Terrestrial

Environmental Remediation

11 Feb 2018 The main barriers facing environmental remediation efforts are discussed with examples of remediation projects that have taken place in Antarctica to date....
Human Activities

Human disturbance to Antarctic wildlife

3 Apr 2014 Stress responses to human activities in Antarctic mammals and birds are discussed and available research and existing guidelines highlighted. ...
Terrestrial

Pathways for the Introduction of Terrestrial Non-Native species

27 Nov 2018 What do we know about the pathways for introduction of non-native species to Antarctica due to human activity?...
Human Activities

Persistent Organic Pollutants in Antarctica

19 Aug 2019 This Information Summary looks at available data on and the implications of POPs in Antarctica and highlights key future research questions. ...
Marine

Sources, dispersal and impacts of wastewater in Antarctica

28 Sep 2016 Advanced treatment methodologies represent the best possible solution to mitigate the environmental risks associated with discharges in Antarctica. ...
Terrestrial

Status of known non-native species introductions and impacts

21 Aug 2015
Terrestrial

The introduction of non-native species to Antarctica

3 Apr 2014 Antarctica’s biodiversity and its intrinsic values are at risk from the introduction of non-native species, largely due to human activity....