Emergence of the Marine Spatial Planning and Integrated Coastal Zone Management: A New Approach
In this article the author tries to convey about the scope and governance of the marine spatial planning (MSP) and Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) between land and sea environment . Marine spatial planning involves the process of multiple usage of the ocean which mainly includes the energy, industry, recreation, conservation, government . Countries like Germany, US, Belgium, US are making several efforts for the rapid growth of the MSP . The author has not focused mostly on the Integrated Coastal Zone Management, only described bout the approach of MSP. The coastal zone management act was passed in the year 1972, which shows the common and a continued structure for the enhancement and growth of the coastal areas.