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Understanding and governing the social-ecological impacts of industrial development in the coastal zone: A transdisciplinary case study analysis of Liquefied Natural Gas development in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area

Benham, Claudia


Coastal zones are complex and highly productive social-ecological systems (SES), but their resilience is increasingly threatened by a range of human activities including land use change and the expansion of port infrastructure associated with the global movement of minerals, petroleum products and other commodities. Over the last decade, the gas industry has emerged as a key driver of port development as it seeks to rapidly develop unconventional resources...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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