The 35th Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (ATCM XXXV) and the 15th Meeting of the Committee for Environmental Protection (CEP XV) were hosted by Australia and concluded in Hobart on 20 June 2012. More than 250 representatives from the Antarctic Treaty Parties, experts and observers from all around the world attended, including CCAMLR.
CCAMLR works in four languages (English, French, Russian & Spanish), and translation involves everything from fisheries science-related topics to finance and management documents. To witness marine science first hand we visited the Australian research vessel Southern Surveyor, which belongs to the CSIRO in Hobart. We have now seen how scientists:
An early March weekend saw four CCAMLR staff complete a 10 km run from the east to the western shore of Hobart. The run started at 7am from the Bellerive Oval and ran along the foreshore, across the River Derwent running up and over the iconic Tasman Bridge and then around the cenotaph to the Hobart waterfront alongside Salamanca Place.
The CCAMLR team consisted of: