WIT Press


Planning Of Protection Zones And Management Costs In Protected Coastal Areas

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/CENV040031

Volume

68

Pages

8

Published

2004

Size

329 kb

Author(s)

Ü. Ehrlich & T. Oja

Abstract

A precondition for sustainable development is a compromise between economics and ecology in all their continuous contacts. One of the contacts occurs in territories depicted for nature conservation and having various regime zones restricting economic activity and state funding of administration costs. Management possibilities of protected territories depend on the state of natural resources and on their natural potential serving as a basis for their nonutilitarian use. As protected territories are usually not homogenous, the division into zones (based on the natural differences) with different protection and management regimes is expected to guarantee the maximum possible preservation as well as utilisation of the natural potential of the territory. Thus, zonin

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