Resort rescue: coastal protection

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Published on 2016 August 23rd

Look at long-term effects of development at a beach resort. Explore effects on fish stocks, coral cover, wildlife, sedimentation and coastal erosion. Consider social and economic impacts. Compare proposals to plant mangroves, cocos palms or build a sea wall. Try to maximize economic performance, environmental protection and community satisfaction. Recommend a solution and look at the long-term outcomes. This learning object is one in a series of five objects.
1. Students compare the merits of environmental management solutions.
2. Students explore social, economic and environmental issues in a coastal management setting.

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K to 12
Grade 2, Grade 7, Grade 10
Araling Panlipunan, Edukasyon sa Pagpapakatao, Science
Pagkilala sa Komunidad Ang Kwento ng Pinagmulan ng Aking Komunidad Pamumuhay sa Komunidad Pagiging Kabahagi ng Komunidad Pagkilala at Pamamahala sa mga Pagbabago sa Sarili Earth and Space
Learners, Students

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