Legal and Regulatory Aspects to Support a Mexican Coastal Zone Management Program
In March 1992 the ecology sate agency was created in Baja California, it is in charge of selected aspects relating to protection of the environment and planning of the state's development....

Coastal Zone Management in Todos Santos Bay, Baja California, Mexico
Todos Santos Bay was a relatively low impacted ecosystem by human activities until 1970's decade; however, the recent accelerated industrial and population growth of the city of Ensenada...

Environmental Planning in Baja California, Mexico: A Methodological Approach
The conservation of biodiversity and natural systems has led to a growing attraction for improved conservation practices and planning in the last ten years. According to Soule (1991),...

Conservation and Management of Dry Coastal Vegetation
The present panorama of vegetation in dry coastal ecosystems (e.g. sage-succulent scrub, dune vegetation) of Mexico is presented. The paper includes the botanical diversity of these coasts...

Ecology of Gelendzhik Bay
Natural conditions of Gelendzhik bay and process of its ecological degradation during last year are described in this paper. The main flow of pollutants enters form the city and vineyards...

Ecological Situation of the Black Sea Coastal Zone
Some aspects of the Black Sea ecosystems evolution are discussed with regard of growing volumes of discharged pollutants and encroachment of Mnemopsisleidyi. The data characterizing ecological...

The Ecosystem of the Wadden Sea
The Wadden Sea is a unique landscape and one of the last large and relatively undisturbed ecosystems in northwest Europe and therefore a wetland of international importance. At the same...

On the Ecology and Sustainability of Penaeid Shrimp (Coastal) Fishing in Nigeria
The Nigerian coastline which is about 850-km long is indented with lagoon systems in the West, extensive mangrove swamp and a delta complex (Niger delta) which opens to the sea through...

Survey of the Juvenile Shrimp (Penaeus) in the Lagos Lagoon, Nigeria
This paper discusses the ecology as well as the traditional capture fishery for the transitional phase juvenile shrimp of the genus Penaeus in the Lagos lagoon, Nigeria. The juvenile shrimps...

Dynamics of Mangrove Ecosystem along the Nigerian Coastline
The mangrove brackish water ecosystem along the Nigeria coastline is dominated by the Niger delta and the Astrand coastal area in the east covering an area of about 2003.49 km. Other areas...

Coastal and Ecological Changes in the Gulf of Benin Coastal Zone
Environmental dynamics in Africa are in a state of dangerous degradation in spite of ancestral and ritual rules which mandate ecological balance. Within the West Africa subregion, the...

Patos Lagoon
Patos Lagoon is one of South America's most important lagoonal environments. There is a complex of basins, controlled by the coastal lagoons Mirim and Patos, whose salinity regime is influenced...

Framework for the Planning and Coastal Management of the Concepcion, San Vicente and Coronel Bays, Chile
During recent years, coastal area degradation in the Biobio Region, especially in the enclosed bays and estuaries, have been monumental. At this time, the progressive loss of resources,...

The Management of Coastal Lagoons: The Approach of the Venice Safeguard Project
An overall design for the safeguarding of Venice from hydraulic risks and the re-establishment of the enviromental equilibrium of its Lagoon has been completed in 1992. The large number...

Planning and Implementation for Sustainable Management of Negombo Lagoon, Sri Lanka
The author narrates how an organized, poor and relatively marginalized set of coastal communities in Sri Lanka have, by collaborating with state agencies and establishing informed dialogue,...

The Role of Coastal Parks in Facilitating Coastal Management in Nova Scotia, Canada
The lack of integrated coastal zone management in Nova Scotia, and the lack of environmental management in general represents a critical oversight given the ecological, economic and social...

Basic Research on a Regional Marine Environmental Impact Assessment System Taking into Consideration Biological Productivity

Ecohydrological Processes in Almost Flat Wetlands
In spite of their modest relief almost flat wetlands are able to maintain definite topographically driven groundwater flow systems. Large seepage areas create ecohydrological gradients...

Establishment of a Habitat Monitoring Program to Assess Potential Impacts of Diversion of POTW Effluent
As part of the permitting process for a gas-fired power plant, the environmental impacts of diverting POTW effluent from the receiving water for cooling tower makeup was investigated....

Ecological Concerns of Regional vs. On-site Facilities
New federal stormwater regulations are ushering in a second generation of stormwater BMP's. Traditionally designed to achieve quantity control, BMP's are now being evaluated for their...

 

 

 

 

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