The Ashmore and Cartier islands are four uninhabited islands that Australia lays territorial claim over. The Ashmore Reef contains the West, Middle and East islands. While Cartier island is another independent island 70km away from… Read More »The Islands Australia and Indonesia share
Australia although the 6th biggest country by landmass size on earth, actually has the 3rd biggest Exclusive Economic Zone in the world (EEZ). Behind France, and the USA. Image Source: Wikipedia Exclusive Economic Zones: The… Read More »What is Australia’s Exclusive Economic Zone?
Ship wreck looting and the search for un-radiated metal. In recent years the looting of WWII ship wrecks in Asia has attracted the attention of international authorities. Many of these WWII wrecks are under-water museums,… Read More »Ship wreck looting. Why does it take place?
What are international waters? International waters (High Seas) are areas of oceans and seas that are not owned by any country. They transcend boundaries, although the term ‘international waters’ is not defined in international law.… Read More »What are International Waters?