Governing Antarctic and the Southern Ocean: the good, the bad
and the ugly
Dr Neil Gilbert
Neil Gilbert is an expert in environmental research, management, policy making and law.
People's notion of Antarctica is of a pristine environment, but how 'pristine' is the White
Continent? What is being done to maintain its relatively un-impacted state, and what are the
chance of conserving the Antarctic.
To be advised
Saturday, 17 October 2015
New Zealand Antarctic Society AGM
Speaker - Peter Beggs (CEO Antarctica NZ), speaking on new directions and current events in Antarctica
Where: Sir Hillary Room
International Antarctic Centre (Visitor's Centre),
38 Orchard Road,
2.00 pm Special invitation:
The International Antarctic Centre has kindly offered to NZ Antarctic Society members attending the AGM free entry to the Antarctic attraction on the day
Available for the Visitor's Centre ground floor Cafe (at your own expense)
Wednesday 28th October 2015
Christchurch Antarctic Public Talks Series
Subantarctic islands:wildlife hotspots in the Southern Ocean
Dr Peter Carey
The Sub Antarctic Islands, the land of the mighty albatross, thousands of penguins and seals galore are the topic for this month's Christchurch Antarctic Public talk. Dr Peter Carey, recipient of the NZ Antarctic Society Conservation Trophy (2008) will be addressing the public:.
The Sub Antarctic Islands, the land of the mighty albatross, thousands of penguins and seals galore are the╩topic for this month's╩Christchurch Antarctic Public talk. Dr Peter Carey, recipient of the NZ Antarctic Society Conservation Trophy (2008). Between Antarctica and the warmer temperate region lies the subantarctic - a zone of stormy seas with a few scattered islands, biological hotspots with huge colonies of seabirds and seals accessing one of the world's richest oceans.
University of Canterbury,
(access from Ilam Road (plenty of parking at the door).
Refreshments are available.
6.00 pm (doors open at 5.30 pm)
A gold coin donation will be greatly appreciated by the organisers.