Creating a Sea Change
The WWF/IUCN Marine Policy

Don Hinrichsen and Susan M. Wells

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...

64 pages
10.8 x 8.3

Coastal Waters of the World
Trends, Threats, and Strategies

Don Hinrichsen; Foreword by Stephen Olsen

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.


298 pages
7 x 10

Biodiversity in the Seas
Implementing the Convention on biological diversity in marine and coastal habitats

Edited by Charlotte De Fontaubert, David R. Downes, and Tundi Agardy

Intended to promote effective application of the biodiversity Convention in coastal and marine environments. It is based in large part on the recommendation of the "Jakarta Mandate" agreed to by the Parties to the Convention at their Second...

87 pages

The Oceans and Environmental Security
Shared U.S. And Russian Perspectives

The concept of environmental security, drawing on the widely understood notion of international strategic interdependence (in facing, for example, threats of nuclear war or economic collapse) is gaining currency as a way of thinking about...

350 pages
6 x 9

Global Climate Change and Coral Reefs
Implications For People And Reefs

R.W. Buddemeier and C. R. Wilkinson

A global overview of the potential impacts of climate change and sea level rise on coral reefs, and of the implications of such impacts for ecological sustainable use of coral reefs. Includes information on the status and trends of reef...

134 pages
8.5 x 12

Global Marine Biological Diversity
A Strategy For Building Conservation Into Decision Making

Global Marine Biological Diversity presents the most up-to-date information and view on the challenge of conserving the living sea and how that challenge can be met.

415 pages
6 x 9

Guidelines for establishing marine protected areas

Graeme Kelleher and Richard Kenchington

This text offers authoritative advice on the present day planning, policies and practices for marine protected areas. The Guidelines are intended primarily to help nations and states to establish national representative systems of marine...

88 pages
11.5 x 8.1

The Rising Tide
Global Warming And World Sea Levels

The Rising Tide is the first analysis of global warming and world sea level rise. It outlines state, national, and international actions to respond to the effects of global warming on coastal communities and ecosystems.

157 pages
6 x 9

Coastal Alert
Energy Ecosystems And Offshore Oil Drilling

Coastal Alert explains how citizens can protect coastal resources from the damaging effects of offshore oil drilling.

140 pages
6 x 9


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