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Law of Arctic Regions

  • By: Olya Gayazova
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

There is no overarching legal regime in the Arctic comparable to the Antarctic Treaty System. The Arctic, defined as land and marine areas north of the Arctic Circle, is governed by hundreds of global, regional, subregional, and bilateral agreements as well ...

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