Coastal areas and oceans are complex and fragile environments with many different functions linked to public health, food security, and other economic and social benefits. These are also decisive elements in the alleviation of poverty. Healthy estuarine, near-shore and oceanic systems provide cultural heritage, food, building materials, traditional livelihoods, tourism opportunities, transportation routes, storm protection, organisms for biotechnology and many more benefits that are frequently overlooked or abused.
Call Number: [EL]
Physical Description: 107 p.
|Publisher||United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)|
|Modified||15 February 2022|
|Release Date||22 April 2008|
|Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location||Pacific Region|
|Relevant Countries||Pacific Region|
|Contact Name||SPREP Records and Archives Officer|
|Contact Email||[email protected]|