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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...

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