Towards more sustainable coastal development in the Arabian Gulf: Opportunities for ecological engineering in an urbanized seascape

Volume: 142, Pages: 93 - 102
Published: May 1, 2019
Abstract
The coastlines of many Arabian cities are now dominated by structures such as seawalls, breakwaters and jetties as urbanization has expanded rapidly in the region. Coastal development has substantially degraded the mangrove forests, saltmarshes, seagrass meadows, oyster beds and coral reefs that traditionally provided invaluable ecosystem goods and services to coastal trading villages of the Arabian Gulf. Regional awareness of environmental...
Paper Details
Title
Towards more sustainable coastal development in the Arabian Gulf: Opportunities for ecological engineering in an urbanized seascape
Published Date
May 1, 2019
Volume
142
Pages
93 - 102
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