Marine fisheries and its impact of coastal people

Mohan Joseph, M (2007) Marine fisheries and its impact of coastal people. In: Natural and Anthropogenic Hazards on Fish and Fisheries. Goswami, U C,(ed.) Narendra Publishing House, Delhi, pp. 129-136.

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Abstract

The Indian EEZ is about 2.2 million km2 The coastal zone has multiple use of resources and habitats. There arc diverse end users, activities, inputs and impacts. Millions of people in the coastal habitats depend on the seas and coasts for various activities and resuurces. Unregulated access to the coasts and its resources 'in the past have resulted in compounded impacts and deterioration of the resources and habitat. All major maritime countries and developed civilizarions have adapted well planned regulations in the coastal habitats for informed and sustainable resource and habitat management. The development scenario in India should be viewed in the context of global environment and resource management plans vis-a- vis the development and sus rain ability issues in our country. A knowledge based master plan is the need of the hour for ensuring resource resilience. sustainability, environmental health and habitat management, at the same time ensuring adequate income and opportunities in the zone.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:marine fisheries; coastal resources; anthropogenic impacts
Subjects:Marine Fisheries
Socio Economic and Extension > Fishing Community
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Mariculture
ID Code:7755
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:23 Feb 2011 17:06
Last Modified:23 Feb 2011 17:06

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