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Heath, Eric Walmsley 1923- :World Environment Day. The choice of the week! South Pacific and Antarctica. [Dominion, 7 June 1975]

Reference Number: C-132-129

Shows New Zealand as a man wearing a gas-mask and protective clothing, opening a door onto the South Pacific and Australia. The region is cluttered with the rubbish dumped there by other nations, including Russia, France and the U. S. A. Russia's contribution includes firing a huge missile into the Pacific and France's is the beginning of nuclear tests, while the United States wants to dump nuclear waste in the Antarctic.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings and Cartoons (Commentary), related to World Environment Day, Antarctica, South Pacific Ocean, Radioactive wastes, United States - Foreign relations - New Zealand, Offences against the environment, Nuclear weapons - France - Testing, Nuclear weapons - Russia - Testing and Nuclear-weapon-free zones.

Part of:
Heath, Eric Walmsley 1923- :[Cartoons for the "Dominion" concerning the New Zealand's defence, nuclear issues, and ANZUS. 1973-1979]., Reference Number C-132-119/136 (7 digitised items)

Extent: 1 drawing(s)Ink on paper, 507 x 634 mm. Horizontal imageArt works

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Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - Signed

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