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The Coastal Regulation Zone of Goa:Oceanographic, environmental and societal perspectives

@inproceedings{Mascarenhas1999TheCR,
  title={The Coastal Regulation Zone of Goa:Oceanographic, environmental and societal perspectives},
  author={Antonio Mascarenhas},
  year={1999}
}
Current developmental trends along the coast of Goa offer an opportunity to evaluate the effectiveness of the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) legislation. The mandatory ‘No Development Zones’ in proximity to, and as buffers for, ecosystems have sufficient oceanographic and environmental validity to be upheld. However, this instrument is being opposed and misinterpreted. Sectoral practices, partisan policies, unbalanced tourism, and absence of political will have all contributed to the CRZ being… 

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