Policies in coastal wetlands: Key challenges

Periodo de realización: 1900/01/01 al 2018/06/01

Tipo: Artículo científico

Resumen: "The role of public policies in protecting coastal wetlands is gaining in prominence. The goal of this paper is toreview the research themes and the key challenges of coastal wetlands policies. We found 259 papers that coverfive research themes: development and impacts, territory, local population, governance, and management. Halfof the papers are study cases from North America, and South and Southeast Asia. Regional patterns show thatresearchers in North America and West Europe focus on the themes of governance and management, whilescientists in Latin America, Asia and Africa concentrate their efforts on development and impacts and localpopulation. The paper concludes that development policies are affecting coastal wetlands by promoting or allowingurban and economic activities to grow out of control"

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