Volume No. 2 Issue No.: 4C Page No.: 977-981 April-June 2008

 

BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME : SIGNIFICANCE OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION

 

K. M. Sanal and Rakesh Warrier*

National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS) Kochi, (INDIA)

 

Received on : September 7, 2007

 

ABSTRACT

 

Shipping industry, an economically flourishing industry in world scenario, is becoming a primary threat to biological existence of marine habitat and natural resources. Marine pollution, in particular, pollution caused by shipping, disturbs the various forms of marine life and upset marine ecology. The introduction of invasive marine species into new environments by ships

 

Keywords : Marine pollution, Marine ecology, Ballast water management programmes, Ecologically sustainable development (ESD), Environmental education.

 

 

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