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The Legal Framework For The Establishment Of The National Marine Park Of Zakynthos: A Context For The Conciliation Of Environmental Protection And Economic Development

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SPD030121

Volume

67

Pages

10

Published

2003

Size

515.91 kb

Author(s)

M. Haidarlis, K. Korfiatis & J.D. Pantis

Abstract

The legal framework for the establishment of the National Marine Park of Zakynthos: A context for the conciliation of environmental protection and economic development M. ~aidarlis'.~, K. orf fiat is^ and J. D. antis'.^ National Marine Park of Zakynthos, Greece 2 Department of Planning and Regional Development, Univ. of Thessaly, Greece '13ept. of Ecology, School of Biology, Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki, Greece Abstract The Presidential Decree for the Establishment of the NMPZ is a first attempt in Greece for the configuration of a legal mework combining the needs for environmental protection and economic prosperity. This aim is achieved through the management of natural, semi-natural and human-made environment in accordance with the principles of sustainability. Specifically, the Presidential Decree includes both normative and procedural elements, allowing a sufficient degree of flexibility on the management agent of the protected areas for the specification and adoption of certain legal

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