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Coastal zone management

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View Resource Sustainable Development in Coastal Regions and Small Islands

The phrase "sustainable development" may not seem to be an obvious fit for certain coastal regions and small islands, as development in these regions tends to be focused on tourism of the decidedly non-sustainable sort. Many of these areas are concerned about these trends, and working with UNESCO, they are growing more interested in creating policies that encourage sustainable development. As a...

http://www.unesco.org/csi/index.htm
View Resource Risk & Resilience in Coastal Regions Screenshot

What's next for large cities in coastal regions? It's a complicated question and one that has consumed the energies and passions of great minds over the past few years. The Urban Land Institute (ULI) has been intently interested in the subject and this report from May 2013 takes a close look at what might be next. The ULI began its work by convening a forum in January 2013, bringing together...

http://uli.org/wp-content/uploads/ULI-Documents/CoastalRegio...