(Originais Teachy 2023) - Question Hard of GeographyCoastal regions around the world provide diverse and dynamic systems, offering a range of habitats from sandy beaches and rocky cliffs to mangrove forests and coral reefs. They play a pivotal role in human livelihoods, serving as the backbone for many economies and societies. However, these coastal ecosystems are faced with a variety of challenges, including both natural and human-induced changes. Renowned environmentalist Rachel Carson, in her book 'The Edge of the Sea', stated, 'The shore is an ancient world, for as long as there has been an earth and sea there has been this place of the meeting of land and water.' Considering the ecological importance and the challenges faced by the world's coasts, how can we balance the need for human activities, such as tourism and fishing, with the necessity of preserving these unique ecosystems for future generations?
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