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Environmental challenges for the sustainable development in the Croatian North Adriatic littoral region = Okoljski izzivi trajnostnega razvoja v hrvaškem delu Severnega Jadrana

Author(s): Jelena Lončar | Mladen Maradin

Journal: Dela
ISSN 0354-0596

Issue: 31;
Start page: 159;
Date: 2009;
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Keywords: sustainable development | environment | human influence | littoral region | Adriatic Sea | Croatia

The paper presents some geographical aspects of sustainable development in a part of theNorth Adriatic region in the Republic of Croatia. This sensitive region is confronted withproblems of space management, water supply, waste management, transportation and energy,especially during the tourist season because of the pressure on infrastructure in the coastalregion where there is a great concentration of population and tourist capacities. Anotherenvironmental problem is the oil transportation by a pipeline which is planned to be built inthe frames of Russian-Croatian project Družba-Adria.
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