Conservation and management of tropical coastal ecosystems

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dc.contributor.author Gladstone, William en_US
dc.contributor.editor I Nagelkerken en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-10T06:08:40Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-10T06:08:40Z
dc.date.issued 2009 en_US
dc.identifier 2009002644 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Gladstone William 2009, 'Conservation and management of tropical coastal ecosystems', in http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-2406-0 16 (ed.), Springer, Dordrecht, the Netherlands, pp. 565-605. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 978-90-481-2405-3 en_US
dc.identifier.other B1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/16865
dc.description.abstract All major coastal ecosystems in the tropics are being degraded. The problems include losses of biodiversity, reduced ecosystem functions, and costs to coastal human societies. Declines in speciesi?? abundances, and habitat loss and modi?cation are the result of the demands for aquaculture, port construction, trawling, excessive nutrient loads, over?shing and collecting, sedimentation from catchment activities, invasive species, and climate change. A global response to these changes has been conservation and management approaches that aim to reduce, reverse, and prevent unnatural changes and address their underlying causes. Successes in conservation and management are likely when actions are designed to achieve the fundamental ecological goals of ensuring resilience, maintaining ecosystem connectivity, protecting water quality, conserving species-at-risk, conserving representative samples of species and assemblages, and managing at the appropriate spatial scale. Achieving societal aspirations for coastal ecosystems requires that management approaches address the socio-economic aspects of issues and include stakeholder consultation, participation, and education en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Springer en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-2406-0 16 en_US
dc.title Conservation and management of tropical coastal ecosystems en_US
dc.parent Ecological Connectivity among Tropical Coastal Ecosystems en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Dordrecht, the Netherlands en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 565 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 605 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Environmental Sciences en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 060200 en_US
dc.personcode 108858 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Ecology en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 1 en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Coastal zone management i?? Marine protected area i?? Socio-economics i?? Stakeholder participation i?? Sustainabil en_US
dc.staffid en_US
dc.staffid 108858 en_US


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