Human Geography

Coasts for People: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Coastal by Fikret Berkes

By Fikret Berkes

Issues of sustainability and elevated festival over coastal assets are altering practices of source administration. Societal matters approximately environmental degradation and lack of coastal assets have progressively elevated, whereas different matters like foodstuff safety, biodiversity, and weather swap, have emerged. an entire set of social, ecological and fiscal goals to handle those concerns are well-known, yet there's no contract on tips to enforce them. This interdisciplinary and "big photo publication" – via a sequence of bright case reports from environments through the global – indicates tips on how to in attaining those new source administration rules in useful, obtainable ways.

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