Plastic and Microplastics: Understanding and Managing Marine Litter in the Yellow Sea

AUTHOR(S):
UNDP/GEF Yellow Sea Large Marine Ecosystem (YSLME)
YEAR:
2020
LOCATION:
East Asia: PR China, East Asia: DPR Korea, East Asia: RO Korea
TYPE OF RESOURCE:
Technical Reports / References
DESCRIPTION:

The first of YSLME's Information Series showcases recent studies and actions being undertaken to address key challenges in the Yellow Sea region.

This Information Series tackles Plastic and Microplastics, one of the defining challenges that we face globally today. In particular, this Information Series discusses the impacts and recent monitoring data on plastic and microplastics from PR China and RO Korea covering the Yellow Sea area. The publication also highlights key actions being implemented in the region in line with the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG)14.1 to significantly reduce marine litter by 2025, and provides key recommendations to guide future interventions towards a healthy, resilient and sustainable Yellow Sea region. 

TOPIC:
FEATURED IN KNOWLEDGE WEEKLY:
No
COPYRIGHT:
UNDP/GEF Yellow Sea Large Marine Ecosystem (YSLME)