The seventh largest coral reefs in the world, based in the Maldives, provide an immense economic value to the nation’s economy highlighting the need for the tourism and fisheries sectors to make marine and coastal conservation a priority. Click here to read more.
In the last decade or so the world’s coastal areas have received a lot of attention – attention that has been spurred on specifically by the Indian Ocean Tsunami in 2004. Subsequently, the undeniable linkages between coastal resources and economic and human wellbeing have become more apparent. This is evident […]