Environment and development
in coastal regions and in small islands

An ecological assessment of Ulugan Bay, Palawan, Philippines, CSI info 12

Table of contents

List of acronyms
Executive summary
1. Introduction
Background to the project
2. Biophysical and social setting
3. Coastal resources assessment
Approach and methodology
Site selection
Parameters investigated
Research findings
   Coral reefs
Coral fish
Seagrass beds
Water transparency
4. Preliminary application of assessment to planning
5. Concluding remarks
6. References and further reading
Appendix I Field project summary
Appendix II UNESCO chair summary
Appendix III Contributions from the Wise Coastal Practices for Sustainable Human Development Forum relating to Ulugan Bay and the Philippines
Appendix IV Fish data
Appendix V Seagrass data
Appendix VI Seaweed data
Appendix VII  Mangrove data




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