n African Zoology - Estuaries of South Africa, B.R. Allanson and D. Baird (Eds.) : book review

Volume 35, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1562-7020
  • E-ISSN: 2224-073X
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The increase in the utilization of estuaries, both as a recreational and resource base, and perturbations such as water abstraction and land use, have placed severe ecological stresses on these systems. In order to ensure the sustainability of estuaries, it is necessary that scientifically derived data on these systems be summarized and made available to management structures so that the necessary controls can be implemented to ensure the continual ecological functioning of estuaries.

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