Coastal zone space: prelude to conflict?
A comprehensive overview of problems related to the coastal zone. The study covers the rising population in the coastal zone; tourism and recreation; the role of the oceans in waste management; farming and ranching the sea; transportation; energy from the sea; commercial fishing; offshore minerals; use-conflicts and regulatory mechanisms.
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Farming and ranching the sea
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