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WMU Journal of Maritime Affairs

, Volume 5, Issue 2, pp 207–222 | Cite as

Integrated coastal zone management: A critical overview

  • Craig Forrest
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Abstract

Integrated coastal zone management is a term banded about as a panacea to environmental degradation of the foreshore. This article provides a basic introduction to ICZM and considers the fundamental principles upon which this management regime is based. In particular, the difficulties in defining sustainable development, as the grundnorm for ICZM, are discussed.

Key words

Integrated coastal zone management sustainable development UNCLOS Rio Declaration UNCED 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Craig Forrest
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  1. 1.TC Beirne School of LawUniversity of QueenslandAustralia

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