Environment and development
in coastal regions and in small islands
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
List of acronyms
Executive summary
1. INTRODUCTION
Background to the workshop
    Workshop objectives
Workshop programme
Workshop participants
Workshop report
2. CONFLICTS OVER BEACH RESOURCES AND VALUES
Nature of the conflicts
Conflicts between developers and other beach users
Conflicts between coastal landowners and the public over the right of access to the beach
Conflicts between coastal property owners protecting their land and other beach users
Conflicts between persons indiscriminately dumping solid waste and other beach users
Examples of conflict resolution
Conflict resolution: developers and other beach users
Conflict resolution: sand mining operators and other beach users
Conflict resolution: role of regional organizations
Conflict resolution: role of non-governmental organizations
Constraints to conflict resolution
Lack of agency coordination
Lack of political support
Enforcement issues
Concluding comments
2. COASTAL STEWARDSHIP
Concepts of coastal stewardship
Examples of coastal stewardship
Private sector involvement
Government involvement
Community involvement
Monitoring coastal systems
Student involvement
Beach clean-ups
International standards and ecotourism
Environmental levies
Concluding comments
4. WISE PRACTICE AGREEMENTS
The nature of wise practice agreements
Examples and analysis
Local area management authorities
Agreements for beach management
   Pinney’s Beach, Nevis
Batalie Beach, Dominica
Picard Beach, Dominica
Concluding comments
5. ETHICAL DIMENSIONS
Ethical codes of practice
Examples and analysis of ethical codes of practice
Applied Marine Technologies Ltd. Coral Farm, Portsmouth, Dominica
Concluding comments
6. COMMUNICATIONS
Methods of communication
The message and the targets of the message
Appropriate media
Evaluative mechanisms
Small Islands Voice
Concluding comments
7. CONCLUSIONS
References
Annex I: CSI field projects, university chairs and networks
Annex II: Summary of ‘Managing beach resources and planning for coastline change, Caribbean islands’ (COSALC) project
Annex III: Workshop programme
Annex IV: List of workshop participants
Annex V: List of workshop papers
Annex VI: Universal declaration of human rights
Annex VII: List of wise practice characteristics
  
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