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Marine and Coastal Ecosystem Stewardship

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Alexander, K and Brennan, R and Kenter, J, Marine and Coastal Ecosystem Stewardship, The Science and Practice of Landscape Stewardship, Cambridge University Press, C Bieling, T Plieninger (ed), United Kingdom, pp. 265-280. ISBN 9781107142268 (2017) [Research Book Chapter]

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DOI: doi:10.1017/9781316499016.027

Abstract

Our seas and coasts are an asset with rich and varied resources, both living and non-living. They support livelihoods through marine and coastal industries such as fishing, aquaculture, energy extraction and tourism. They provide spaces for recreation, play and relaxation. For the many of us who live at the coasts, the marine environment provides a sense of place and identity. Indeed, in some locations, particularly small island nations, our seas and coasts define cultures, and cultural practices such as ‘pearling’ (the traditional sea-use of harvesting pearls from oyster beds in Bahrain) have even been entered into the World Heritage List.

Item Details

Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Keywords:marine, coastal, stewardship
Research Division:Human Society
Research Group:Human geography
Research Field:Social geography
Objective Division:Environmental Management
Objective Group:Coastal and estuarine systems and management
Objective Field:Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems
UTAS Author:Alexander, K (Dr Karen Alexander)
ID Code:117281
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:Oceans and Cryosphere
Deposited On:2017-06-06
Last Modified:2018-05-24
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