Initial Environmental Risk Assessment of Pesticides in the Batangas Bay Region, Philippines and the Xiamen Seas, China

Author(s): 
GEF/UNDP/IMO Regional Programme for the Prevention and Management of Marine Pollution in the East Asian Seas (MPP-EAS), FAO
Year: 
1998
Location: 
PR China, Philippines
Type of Resource: 
Technical Reports / References
The assessment of impacts of hazardous wastes, particularly that of pesticides, is an important activity for the environmental management of coastal zones. This report describes the results of an assessment conducted in the Batangas Bay Region, Philippines and in the Xiamen Seas, China. Pesticides with the highest risk as well as trends and approximate concentrations have been identified.