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From Conflicts to wise practice agreement and national strategy: cooperative learning and coastal stewardship in estuarine floodplain management, Tweed River, eastern Australia

White, Ian; Melville, Michael D; MacDonald, Bennett; Quirk, R; Hawken, R; Tunks, Mark; Buckley, D; Beattie, R N; Williams, John; Heath, Lance


Appropriate information, participatory processes and wise practice agreements are key elements in reducing conflicts over the use and management of coastal resources. In this work we describe the evolution of a cooperative learning approach to coastal floodplain management, incorporating these elements. Government-encouraged drainage of coastal floodplains in eastern Australia caused accelerated oxidation of acid sulfate soils and export of diffuse acidic drainage into streams. Major impacts on...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Cleaner Production
DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2006.07.049


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