CoastNet – breathing newlife into coastal matters
Summer 2007Coastal goverance
is a quarterly magazine,sent out to all CoastNet members.CoastNet is an internationalnetworking organisation thatworks with all coastal interests topromote the exchange of ideas,information and expertise to findlong term solutions to coastalproblems that benefit all. Ourmission is to safeguard the world’scoast and those communities ofpeople and wildlife that dependupon it for their future.
Editor: Lesley SmeardonLesley.email@example.comDesigned by: Cottier & SidawayPrinted by: Swan Print
To submit an article for publication, pleaseemail to the editor saving your submissionas a word document. Alternatively, send tothe address below. Letters can be sent to theeditor but we are unable to acknowledgereceipt. The editor reserves the right to editsubmissions.
CoastNet: The Gatehouse,Rowhedge Wharf, High St,Rowhedge, Essex, CO5 7ET.Tel/Fax: 01206 728644Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgWeb: www.coastnet.org.uk
CoastNet is governed by an independentBoard of Management and serviced by aSecretariat.Registered charity no 1055763Registered as a company limited byguarantee, company no 3204452The opinions expressed in the magazine arenot necessarily those of CoastNet.© CoastNet, 2007
Head to head:'Should there be a legal right ofaccess on foot to England and Wales’ coastalareas, to open up more of the coast for thepublic to enjoy?'
David Fursdon, President of the Country Landand Business Association and Kate Ashbrook,Chair of the Ramblers’ Association go head tohead on the issue.8
To catch a thief
There’s no issue more complicated than that ofpirate fishing to test governance to the full.Lesley Smeardon takes a look at the issuesand talks to Cliff Morrison about the role offish processors in the fight against illegal,unreported and unregulated fishing.11
Governance around the world
International readers give their views on themajor coastal governance issues in theircountry and how, if at all, they are beingtackled.12
Hong Kong, China; Karnataka State, India;British Columbia, Canada