1st Edition

Sustainable Coastal Management and Climate Adaptation
Global Lessons from Regional Approaches in Australia

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ISBN 9781466571860
Published October 3, 2012 by CRC Press
224 Pages

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Book Description

Sustainable Coastal Management and Climate Adaptation: Global Lessons from Regional Approaches in Australia  offers an examination of the evolution of coastal adaptation, both internationally and in Australia, from a perspective that critically addresses the knowledge-governance interface and its sociocultural context. It draws on contemporary theory and lessons from case examples in Australia to highlight the roles of research and community engagement in coastal management. The book concludes with a chapter of recommendations which can help guide coastal management and research around the world. It positions the book at the cutting-edge of coastal adaptation praxis.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Australian Coasts and Human Influences
Sustainable Coastal Management?
International Approaches to Sustainable Coastal Management and Climate Change
Evolution of Sustainable Coastal Management and Coastal Adaptation to Climate Change in Australia
Adaptive Management of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
Improving Science Uptake in Coastal Zone Management: Principles for Science Engagement and Their Application in South-Eastern Tasmania
Adaptive Learning and Coastal Management in South-East Queensland, Australia
Participatory Tourism Planning at Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia

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