Sustainable Coastal Management and Climate Adaptation: Global Lessons from Regional Approaches in Australia

1st Edition

Richard Kenchington, Laura Stocker, David Wood

CRC Press
Published October 3, 2012
Reference - 224 Pages
ISBN 9781466571860 - CAT# K16564

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Summary

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.