Environmental management Home > About Antarctica > Environmental management More information Human impacts in Antarctica Learn about how Antarctica's environment and wildlife have been impacted by people. State of the Environment Every five years, a report is tabled on the state of the Australian environment, including the Australian Antarctic… Environment policy & management Australia is strongly committed to the comprehensive protection of the Antarctic environment. Environmental Impact Assessment approvals Learn about national and state legislative requirements for Australians wanting to conduct scientific research or… Pollution & waste Antarctica is one of the cleanest places on Earth. By minimising our impacts and remediating contaminated sites, we can… Plants & animals Learn how environmental management protocols protect plants and animals in Antarctica. Protecting & managing special areas Learn about how Antarctica's specially protected areas are managed. Previous pagePlants and microbesNext pageAntarctic Treaty This content was last updated 10 years ago on 2 December 2013.