Table of Contents

Importance of Global Change for Coastal Management in the Asia-Pacific Region; State of the Environment in the Asia and Pacific Coastal Zones and Effects of Global Change; Coastal Management in The Asia-Pacific Region; Catchment-Coast Interactions in the Asia-Pacific Region; Coastal Evolution in the Asia-Pacific Region; Human Responses To Coastal Change in the Asia-Pacific Region; Hot Spots of Population Growth and Urbanisation in the Asia-Pacific Coastal Region; Pressures On Rural Coasts in the Asia-Pacific Region; Impacts of Pollutants in the Asia-Pacific Region. Focuses on the potential impacts of global change on coastal environments in the Asia-Pacific region. This book addresses methods for tackling these issues such as - integrated coastal management - and the need to recognize the diversity of coastal management practices in the Asia-Pacific region.