threats to tropical coastal environment

Jim Hendee jch at
Wed Jul 1 07:05:56 EDT 1998

From: "Santiago ALVAREZ RODRIGUEZ" <s99002 at>
Organization: World Maritime University
To: coral-list
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.

Yours  sincerely

Santiago Alvarez Rodr¡guez

Henrik Smith Hostel (room 620)
Disponentgatan 6
211 57 Malm”

E-mail s99002 at

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