Argentina: Advances on Coastal Management

by Aldo Brandani, Centro para el Manejo de Costas, Buenos Aires, Argentina,
Daniel Rolleri, Centro para el Manejo de Costas, Buenos Aires, Argentina,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: The Management of Coastal Lagoons and Enclosed Bays

Abstract: This paper updates the description and analysis of coastal management strategies and institutional arrangements as practiced in Argentina at national, provincial and municipal levels. It evaluates coastal actions of governmental and non governmental institutions and organizations vis-a-vis national coastal resources and environments. Sensitive and fragile ecosystems like coastal lagoons and enclosed bays are the loci of diverse management and conservation strategies, concentrating many of the coastal efforts of the country.

Subject Headings: Coastal management | Sea water | Developing countries | Water pollution | Resource management | Coastal environment | Ecosystems | Government | Argentina | South America

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