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Marine and coastal issues

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Waddell, S and McDonald, J, Marine and coastal issues, The Australian Panel of Experts on Environmental Law, Melbourne (2017) [Government or Industry Research]


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Abstract

Australia’s coastal and marine environments are vital to its economic, recreational, and cultural wellbeing, yet many indicators of marine ecosystem health are declining. Protecting coastal and marine biodiversity and resources against the stressors of coastal development, fishing, oil and gas development, pollution, invasive species and climate change is critically important.

Despite a range of policy commitments to integrated planning and management of marine resources and the coastal zone, current governance approaches are fragmented across various levels of government and sectoral regimes, including those for conservation, fishing, pollution control, biosecurity, and oil and gas and seabed mining.

Item Details

Item Type:Government or Industry Research
Keywords:coastal, marine, law reform
Research Division:Law and Legal Studies
Research Group:Law
Research Field:Environmental and Natural Resources Law
Objective Division:Law, Politics and Community Services
Objective Group:Justice and the Law
Objective Field:Law Reform
UTAS Author:McDonald, J (Professor Jan McDonald)
ID Code:129737
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:Law
Deposited On:2018-12-17
Last Modified:2018-12-17
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