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Problems of development and ocean management in the eastern Caribbean

Problems of development and ocean management in the eastern Caribbean

economic, legal, environmental and planning aspects

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Published by Dalhousie Ocean Studies Programme in Halifax, N.S .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Caribbean Area,
  • Caribbean Area
    • Subjects:
    • Marine resources development -- Caribbean Area -- Congresses.,
    • Economic zones (Law of the sea) -- Caribbean Area -- Congresses.,
    • Regional planning -- Caribbean Area -- Congresses.,
    • Caribbean Area -- Economic conditions -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Edgar Gold, Norman Letalik, Carlyle L. Mitchell.
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsGold, Edgar., Letalik, Norman G., Mitchell, Carlyle L., 1936-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGC1023.23 .P76 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 184 p. ;
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6810875M
      LC Control Number00277568

      The Caribbean Sea is the second largest sea in the world and is characterised by its complex biogeography and diversity of marine life. Thirty-three States and territories border the. Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) remains dedicated to economic harmonisation and integration, protection of human and legal rights, and the encouragement of good governance among independent and non-independent countries in the Eastern Caribbean. We are proud of our leadership and history in the management of the marine environment. The OECS’ year Journey in Maritime Resource Management Reform. The OECS recently published a document entitled, We Are Large Ocean States – Blue Economy and Ocean Governance in the Eastern Caribbean which chronologizes the organisation’s journey in marine resource reform management in the region since the s. The Eastern Caribbean Center promotes the development and use of science and technology in the territory to help the local community develop creative solutions to educational and environmental challenges and to improve the quality of like for its members. fisheries management and coastal ocean systems. VI-EPSCoR funds are also used to.


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