In recent decades the nature of the coast has changed profoundly in many places. The natural processes and functions of the seas and coasts are being increasingly influenced and disturbed by anthopogenic intrusion. Coastal cities and harbours have spread out markedly. Agriculture, fishery, industries, coastal protection and tourism are often not subject to any restrictions and have an impact on the coastal system as a whole and are thus the source of a number of problems.
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- Threats to Coastal and Marine Ecosystems
German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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