Coastlines Under Threat, 1996
This map shows the coastlines most in danger of erosion and pollution, and most in need of biodiversity protection.
The coastlines in Europe, Asia and Africa are under most threat.
The bars placed on each region compare the significant and moderate threats that their coastlines face.
United Nations Environment Programme / GRID-Arendal
Cartographer/Designer: Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
- D. Bryant, E. Rodenburg, T. Cox and D. Nielsen, Coastlines at Risk: an Index of Potential Development-Related Threats to Coastal Ecosystems
- World Resources Institute (WRI), Washington DC, 1996.
© 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.