Sustainable Coastal Management and Climate Adaptation
Global Lessons from Regional Approaches in Australia
Edited by Richard Kenchington, Laura Stocker, David Wood
Published October 3rd 2012 by CRC Press – 224 pages
Sustainable Coastal Management and Climate Adaptation: Global Lessons from Regional Approaches in Australia offers an examination of the evolution of coastal adaptation, both internationally and in Australia, from a perspective that critically addresses the knowledge-governance interface and its sociocultural context. It draws on contemporary theory and lessons from case examples in Australia to highlight the roles of research and community engagement in coastal management. The book concludes with a chapter of recommendations which can help guide coastal management and research around the world. It positions the book at the cutting-edge of coastal adaptation praxis.
Introduction to Australian Coasts and Human Influences. Sustainable Coastal Management? International Approaches to Sustainable Coastal Management and Climate Change. Evolution of Sustainable Coastal Management and Coastal Adaptation to Climate Change in Australia. Adaptive Management of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Improving Science Uptake in Coastal Zone Management: Principles for Science Engagement and Their Application in South-Eastern Tasmania. Adaptive Learning and Coastal Management in South-East Queensland, Australia. Participatory Tourism Planning at Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Synthesis.