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15 December 2020

SA breaks ice on climate change after Cabinet approves Antarctic and Southern Ocean Strategy

Soweto Gazette

South Africa’s Antarctic and Southern Ocean Strategy (ASOS), a landmark move to implement the Antarctic Treaties Act, has been approved by Cabinet. 

Partners in the South Africa’s Antarctic Programme (Sanap) include the Department of Science and Innovation, the Department of International relations and Coordination, the Department of Public Works and Infrastructure, the Department of Transport and the Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries. The programme has also been bolstered recently by the Agricultural Research Council, the Medical Research Council, and the Human Science Research Council, among others. 

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Soweto Gazette

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