CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 25, 1979
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(Studio) Delegates from 13 ntns. said failing to reach agreement on protection of Antarctica's ecosystem.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(D) Portions of continent claimed by numerous countries and refusal of US, USSR , Japan and others to recognize any boundaries in Antarctica noted; map shown. Agreement among 13 member ntns. with regard to claims and existing treaty outlined; film shown, courtesy National Science Fndn. Importance of krill, a shrimp-like creature, to region's fauna and push by commercial fisherman with regard to harvesting of the animal considered; opposition to such by envts. noted. [US treaty delegate James BARNES - comments.] Fishing in waters by nontreaty members and presence of major oil and coal resources noted. [Austrialian treaty delegate Keith BRENNAN - comments.] Incrd. importance of area as world's population grows considered.
REPORTER: Charles Crawford
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