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Author Independent World Commission on the Oceans.

Title The ocean our future / the report of the Independent World Commission on the Oceans, chaired by Mário Soares
Published Cambridge, England : Cambridge University Press, 1998


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 W'BOOL  333.9164 Ind/Oof  AVAILABLE
Description 248 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Preface / Mario Soares -- 1. Promoting Peace and Security in the Oceans -- 2. The Quest for Equity in the Oceans -- 3. Ocean Science and Technology -- 4. Valuing the Oceans -- 5. Our Oceans: Public Awareness and Participation -- 6. Towards Effective Ocean Governance -- Annex A. Some Salient Facts about the Oceans -- Annex B. Regional or National Inputs -- Annex C. Selected Sources -- Annex D. Acronyms and Abbreviations -- Annex E. The Commission and its Work
Summary Deals with the full range of problems confronting our oceans: territorial disputes, disruption to global climate, overfishing, species extinction, pollution, illegal trafficking, and the destruction of coastal communities
Analysis Coasts
International cooperation
Law of the Sea
Marine environments
Marine pollution
National security
Overseas item
Program management
Sustainable development
Treaties and conventions
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Coastal zone management.
Marine resources development.
Marine resources -- Management.
Marine resources -- Government policy.
Marine resources.
Ocean -- Social aspects.
Author Soares, Mário.
Independent World Commission on the Oceans.
LC no. 98226229
ISBN 0521642868
0521644658 paperback
9780521644655 paperback