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Main Title Coastal Water Bodies Nature and Culture Conflicts in the Mediterranean / [electronic resource] :
Author Scapini, Felicita.
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Author Title of a Work
Ciampi, Gabriele.
Publisher Springer Netherlands,
Year Published 2010
Call Number G1-922
ISBN 9789048188543
Subjects Geography. ; Life sciences. ; Ecology. ; Environmental law. ; Environmental management. ; Environmental economics.
Internet Access
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Collation XV, 167 p. online resource.
Notes Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes Mediterranean Coastal Areas at Risk Between Conservation and Development -- Wetland Socioeconomy: The Case of Lake Maryut (Egypt) -- Integration of the Gender Dimension into Socioeconomics Analysis -- Environmental Conflicts and Conflict Management: Some Lessons from the WADI Experience at El Hondo Nature Park (South-Eastern Spain) -- Soil Salinisation in the Grosseto Plain (Maremma, Italy): An Environmental and Socio-Economic Analysis of the Impact on the Agro-Ecosystem -- Evolution, Impacts and Management of the Wetlands of the Grosseto Plain, Italy -- The Ombrone Delta and the Two Chief Systems of the World Today: Environmentalist and Economicist. Addressing the links between science and the real world with a sound scientific baseline, Coastal Water Bodies targets researchers of various disciplines whose interest lies in the integrated sustainable management of coastal water bodies. The main topic of this book is not the ecology according to its accepted meaning, but rather the 'places and people' concerned - the coastal zones of the Mediterranean that are rich in ecological value and the local people who survive thanks to these environmental resources. Integration is the joint consideration of different aspects of water uses and values, and new ways of understanding and managing conflicts around water use are needed if people are to benefit from integration. Sustainability of the ecological and socioeconomic environments requires a climate in which conflicts, if they need to exist, are properly managed in a non-destructive manner. The case studies examined throughout the book differ from one another in both the environmental as well as the social aspects. The results of the research show that in each case the potential solution to conflicts about water use requires a threefold comparison between: 1) the various environmental values present in the site; 2) the competing social interests; 3) the emerging environmental and social values from point 1) and 2). Whichever solution is applied can be subjective, but is not necessarily arbitrary and solutions may differ from case to case.
Place Published Dordrecht
Corporate Au Added Ent SpringerLink (Online service)
Host Item Entry Springer eBooks
PUB Date Free Form 2010
BIB Level m
Medium computer
Content text
Carrier online resource
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
OCLC Time Stamp 20141106021302
Language eng
OCLC Rec Leader 03803nam a22005175i 45