The Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty
The Madrid Protocol - Main Points - 11 slides

8 - Banned Materials - Some materials are completely banned from Antarctica, these include:

Polychlorinated biphenyls, PCBs - which have a range of health effects in wildlife and can be passed along food chains.

Polystyrene packaging beads - Antarctica is the windiest continent, these lightweight items could easily be blown away and spend decades or longer in the environment resisting breakdown.

Pesticides - there have been a few occasions where insect infestations have affected research stations, pesticides are not  permitted as they can be harmful to the environment, entering and persisting in food chains.

Antarctic treaty main points

Expanded polystyrene is not welcome in Antarctica, which makes it a safe place from those who hate its squeakiness.

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