threats to tropical coastal environment
jch at aoml.noaa.gov
Wed Jul 1 07:05:56 EDT 1998
From: "Santiago ALVAREZ RODRIGUEZ" <s99002 at wmu3.wmu.se>
Organization: World Maritime University
Date: Tue, 30 Jun 1998 23:50:55 +0100
I am sorry to disturb you. We are a small group of students of the
World Maritime University in Sweden, an institution established under
the auspices of the International Maritime Organization, a
specialized agengy of the United Nations. We are looking for
information about these problems:
1- The threats that are posed to tropical coastal environments (warm
waters, coral, mangroves, fisheries) by harbour development
(including oil import/export) and tourist infrastructure development.
2- How do these threats differ from those relating to colder
(temperate) coastal environments?
3- How can the International Conventions be applied to minimise the
If it is possible, I would like to request any information that you
have about the subject described above.
Thank you in advance.
Santiago Alvarez Rodr¡guez
Henrik Smith Hostel (room 620)
211 57 Malm
E-mail s99002 at wmu3.wmu.se
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