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By Robert Kay

The first accomplished tool-kit for coastal planners and people aiming to accomplish powerful coastal administration around the globe. Coastal making plans and Management offers a hyperlink among making plans and administration instruments and hence contains all levels within the approach, from improvement via evaluate to implementation.

Drawing on examples of profitable coastal making plans and administration from around the globe, the authors offer transparent and functional instructions for the folk who make day-by-day judgements concerning the world's coastlines.

Coastal making plans and Management is a useful source for execs in environmental and making plans consultancies, overseas businesses and governmental departments, in addition to for teachers and researchers within the neighborhood and foreign fields of geography, marine and environmental technology, marine and coastal engineering and marine coverage and planning.

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Coastal management has a critical role to play in managing fisheries since many coastal habitats such as mangroves and seagrass beds are part of the life cycles of many commercially important species. Aquaculture, pond and cage culturing have been practised in Asia for centuries. The last 50 years has seen an exponential expansion of this industry, not just for fisheries, but for other emerging marine resources such as seaweed, prawns and sea cucumbers. Sea cage culturing has also developed in a number of areas.

Once the cyclones have been formed they generally move in a direction between north-west to north-east and can cross the coast in either Burma, Bangladesh or India. The last devastating cyclone to hit Bangladesh occurred on 29 April 1991. An estimated 131 000–139 000 people died, with the majority of those dying being below the age of 10, and a third of them below the age of five; also more women than men died (Talukder and Ahmad, 1992). An estimated 1 million homes were completely destroyed, and a further 1 million damaged.

G. ToykoOsaka in Japan). 4). Techniques for consideration of such issues are presented in Chapters 4 and 5. 3 Coastal pressures in Sulawesi Selatan province, Indonesia Indonesia is a rapidly developing country. 4% in 1990 (Department of Information, 1992). 8%. However, coastal populations have been growing at twice the national rate (Asian Development Bank, 1987). This rapid economic growth, continuing population growth and urban expansion have strained coastal environments. Eastern Indonesia has been the focus of many economic initiatives and rapid urban development; one area which has experienced rapid growth is the province of South Sulawesi (locally called Sulawesi Selatan or SulSel).

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