Since Copenhagen 2002 declaration ... Several books and research works have been published on different aspects of climatic variability and effects on the survival of planet and man. Particular reference have been made on the effects of climate change and sea level rise on the coastal regions. From studies and scientific discourse it appears the coastal environmental system is the most affected by the global warming and the consequent sea level rise. Previous published works on coastal environment range from Physical Science and Social Science to Humanities. Some of these works focused on impact of climate change onhuman, others on mitigation, adaptation and coping aspects of climate change on the coastal areas. Nigerian coastal areas have also received attentions of authors in the last three decades such works include Ibe and Awosika(1995) Dublin-Green et al (1997), Awosika and Ibe (1989), Awosika (1995), Egberongbe et al 2006; Etuonovbe , 2007; Fabiyi, 2008 and Edafienene et al 2010.
Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria.
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