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Reports and Books
Guidelines for Integrated Management of Coastal and Marine Areas: With Special Reference to the Mediterranean Basin - UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. 161
United Nations Environment programme

This document is intended to provide, within the context of the Barcelona Convention, general guidelines for national policy-makers, managers and professionals involved in the development and implementation of integrated coastal and marine areas management (ICAM) programmes aiming at achieving sustainable development of coastal and marine areas, including exclusive economic zones; and to assist in development of national guidelines for integrated coastal area management and development, and thus, contribute to the implementation of principles and recommendations adopted by the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (Rio de Janeiro, June 1992). The guidelines contained in this document are based primarily on the experience of the countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea, with special regard for the developing countries of the Mediterranean basin. However, it is believed that, if adapted to locally relevant conditions, they are applicable, with some adjustments, in some other parts of the world, such as the Black Sea, Eastern Africa, the Caribbean, etc. Moreover, the general principles provided in the guidelines and, in particular, those referring to the ICAM process phases, may be considered applicable world wide. The presented guidelines are not a rigid set of prescribed steps and procedures. Rather, they represent a flexible approach consisting of alternative options serving the same goal. The choice and application of the most suitable option in a given situation will depend on the size, nature and actual circumstances of the area planned to be covered by the ICAM programme. The document is not an exhaustive manual covering all aspects and details encountered in the ICAM process. Annex I provides definitions of the most important terms used in the document and, in addition, the reader seeking further clarification is advised to consult the publications listed in the bibliography.

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Environmental problems of the south asian seas region: An overview

This report reviews the environmental problems of the region defined as priority areas.

Pollutant modification of atmospheric and oceanic processes and climate: some aspects of the problem

The sixth session of the GESAMP Working group on the interchange of pollutions between the Atmosphere and Ocean stressed the impact of contaminants on climate.

Combating oil pollution in the Kuwait Action Plan region.

This report documents rapid industrialization and urbanization of the states of the region.

Assessment of Land-based Sources and Activities Affecting the Marine, Coastal and Associated Freshwater Environment in the Wider Caribbean Region

This document provides a regional overview on land-based sources and activities affecting the marine, coastal and associated freshwater environment in the wider caribbean region (WCR)

Environmental Impact assessment sewage treatment plant for port Said
Mr. Mohammed Khaled Mostafa

This documents analyzes the shortcomings of EIA procedures and responds to frequent requests for simple and practical approach to EIA, oceans and coastal areas programme activity center (OCA/PAC)

Informe nacional sobre la situacion de los mamiferos marinos en Peru
J.C. Reyes
Regional Co-operation on environmental protection of the marine and coastal areas of thr Pacific basin
Lyon Dahl

This paper proposes some pollution control alternatives as mechanisma to address surrent regional problems in South-East Pacific.

Ecosystems and Biodiversity in Deep Waters and High Seas
Kristina M. Gjerde

This report summarise facts and options for the conservation and sustainable use of marine
habitats and life forms in deep waters and the open ocean, with a special focus on areas beyond national

Oil pollution and its control in the East Asian Seas region

This report compiles volume of papers presented at the meeting of experts on the control of oil pollution in the East Asian Seas Region