News tagged with spatial planning

The causes of soil consumption

The soil is still under threat from urban sprawl. Small municipalities with little planning capacity and more easily accessible conurbations in particular are doing little to counter the issue. Researchers from the National ...

dateJun 14, 2016 in Environment
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A modern approach to coastal management

Coastal areas are vital economic hubs for communities, industry, agriculture, trade and tourism. But as coastal economies continue to develop and the effects of climate change become more apparent, the risk of long-term environmental ...

dateJul 31, 2013 in Environment
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Refining the tool kit for sustainable fisheries

As spatial planning is used increasingly to manage fisheries and other ocean resources, researchers are working to determine the best ways to use and refine the various spatial management tools. Among them are marine protected ...

dateJul 17, 2012 in Ecology
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