Global marine and coastal systems are under increasing pressure, leading to environmental degradation, competition and conflict over these common pool and often poorly regulated resources. Operationalising holistic management strategies such as ecosystem-based management (EBM) and the creation of marine protected areas (MPAs) has been slow and problematic as conflicts prevent political consensus. This book presents the reasons that conflict can, and does, arise in the marine and coastal environment.
Technological advances over the last two decades have placed genetic research at the forefront of sport and exercise science. It provides potential answers to some of contemporary sport and exercises defining issues and throws up some of the areas most challenging ethical questions, but to date, it has rested on a fragmented and disparate literature base.
Insects are key components of life on our planet, and their presence is essential for maintaining balanced terrestrial ecosystems. Without insects humans would struggle to survive, and on a world scale food production would be severely compromised.