Polar Perspectives E-magazine
Date: January – February 2012
We feel that new and significant trends are emerging in the bi-tri (Himalaya being the third pole) polar discourse that India needs to understand in order to frame a policy for the future. With a changing climate regime and threats perceived therein it is now pertinent to look towards an amicable understanding amongst intellectuals of various nations. The debate that needs building up is whether the Law of the Sea and resource augmentation of lesser developed nations can extend beyond the areas of national jurisdiction e.g. central Arctic Ocean. This issue aims to bring fore some of these issues.