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Russia launches barrage of 45 drones over Ukraine as Kyiv changes more military leaders
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Saudi Arabia to monitor sustainability strategy from space
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ESA’s ERS-2 Satellite to Embark on Final Journey Back to Earth
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European Satellite To Crash Back To Earth Within Week
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December 14th, 2010
GIS Supporting Integrated Coastal Zone Management in Malaysia

Shorelines present complex environmental and engineering issues to those charged with their management.  These issues are becoming more difficult and more political, particularly in SE Asia where people are only now seeing the multi-faceted benefits of coastal zones.  People are competing for more access to their coastlines for tourism, recreation, aquaculture and transport uses, at the very same time as sea level change and other environmental factors are imposing their presence. Government Authorities are called upon to make decisions to address these competing needs, whilst still ensuring the longevity and viability of shorelines.  For these policies to be based on informed decisions, the complex nature of shorelines means that a wide range of professionals are required to address the numerous issues. Read More