Overview of the history and management of the world's largest marine park and first marine-based World Heritage area, the Great Barrier Reef.
Traces the park's history from its inception during the environmental activism of the 60s and 70s, through its recognition as a World Heritage site, to the current operations of the Marine Park Authority. Includes discussion of the past and current issues that affect the area such as development, fishing, native title, water quality and the explosion in tourism.
Includes colour photos, references and index.
About the Authors
Lawrence is an anthropologist who has managed environmental projects with the Marine Park authority.
Kenchington, who is a marine scientist, and Woodley, a geographer, were part of the team that established the current GBRMP zoning and management plan.
|A Framework for Conservation|
|The Living Reef||p. 11|
|Establishing the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park||p. 37|
|Strategies for Management|
|Managing a Dynamic Environment||p. 63|
|Understanding a Diverse Environment||p. 113|
|Protecting a Vulnerable Environment||p. 173|
|The Way Forward|
|Critical Issues||p. 207|
|Future Directions||p. 228|
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Number Of Pages: 263
Published: 1st September 2002
Dimensions (cm): 23.7 x 15.7 x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.517