Coastal Populations and Shoreline Degradation, 2001
This map shows the relationship between shoreline population and shoreline degradation.
Studies show that the cities and ports with large populations are also the areas with the highest amount of shore degradation.
United Nations Environment Programme / GRID-Arendal
Cartographer/Designer: Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
- Burke et al, World Resources Institute (WRI), Washington DC, 2001
- Paul Harrison and Fred Pearce, AAAS Atlas of Population and Environment 2001, AAAS, University of California Press, Berkeley
© 2006 UNEP / GRID-Arendal
Used with permission.
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This map is one in a series For a listing with flyovers, see Series:UNEP / GRID-Arendal.