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Don Hinrichsen

Don Hinrichsen is Contributing Editor to Amicus Journal and People and the Planet. He is also a United Nations consultant specializing in environment and population issues.

Creating a Sea Change

The WWF/IUCN Marine Policy

WWF and IUCN have joined forces to outline a policy that will address the complexity of the oceans and coasts as well as our dependency on them. The challenge of protecting and sustainably managing marine natural resources, the last great source...

Coastal Waters of the World

Coastal Waters of the World

Trends, Threats, and Strategies

Nearly 60% of the world's population lives and works within 100 miles of a coast, and even those who don't are connected to the world's oceans through an intricate drainage of rivers and streams. Ultimately the whole of humankind is coastal.