Sustainable Coastal Management and Climate Adaptation

Global Lessons from Regional Approaches in Australia

Edited by Richard Kenchington, Laura Stocker, David Wood

© 2013 – CRC Press

224 pages

Purchasing Options:
Hardback: 9781466571860
pub: 2012-10-03

About the Book

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


Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NATURE / Ecology
NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Marine Biology