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State of the marine environment in the East Asian Seas region

State of the marine environment in the East Asian Seas region

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Published by UNEP : Oceans and Coastal Areas Programme Activity Centre, United Nations Environment Programme [distributor] in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementE.D. Gomez et al.
SeriesRegional seas -- no. 126
ContributionsGomez, Edgardo D., United Nations Environment Programme., Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations., Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 63 p. ;
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14756530M

This has become a recent source of concern in relation to the adverse effects these discharges may have on ecosystems. In the sea area near Vladivostok, high levels of pollutants are being detected inside marine organisms, consequently marine pollution has become a serious issue. River environment. World Seas: An Environmental Evaluation, Second Edition, Volume Three: Ecological Issues and Environmental Impacts covers global issues relating to our seas, including a biological description of the coast and continental shelf waters, the development and use of the coast, landfills and their effects, pollutant discharges over time, the effects.

  Seven ASEAN countries have formally launched an ambitious initiative aimed at improving the environmental health of the seas in the region, through the implementation of . Coastal populations of countries in South Asian Seas region are constantly expanding, leading to further degradation of its marine environment. Oceans are the lifeline of planet Earth - they act as carbon sinks, absorb pollution and silt from rivers, regulate rainfall, act as nature reserves and support teeming sea life that provides food and.

The objective of the project is to assist the riparian countries of the East Asian Seas to collectively protect and manage their heavily stressed coastal and marine environments through intergovernmental and intersectoral partnerships. These countries include the . CCAMLR Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources CCLME GEF Canary Current Large Marine Ecosystem project COBSEA East Asian Seas Action Plan is steered by the Coordinating Body on the Seas of East Asia DPSIR Drivers, Pressures, State, Impacts, Assessment Framework EEA European Environment Agency.


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State of the marine environment in the East Asian Seas region Download PDF EPUB FB2

Coordinating Body on the Seas of East Asia East Asia’s astonishing variety of political, economic and social systems is matched by its environment: ship-crowded straits, island groups, wide gulfs, shallow estuaries and some of the most heavily populated countries in the world, where millions rely on fish for much of their protein.

The threats to the region are just as varied, including. This report is the product of the task team for the east asian seas region. This report is the product of the task team for the east asian seas region.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: State of the marine environment in the East Asian Seas region. Nairobi: UNEP, (OCoLC) Material Type. The East Asian Seas State of the Marine Environment report says economically important coastal habitats and ecosystems are under pressure with 40 per cent of coral reefs and half of all mangroves.

Partnership in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA). ••> Regional reports on the state of the marine and coastal environment. ESCAP: State of the Environment in Asia and the Pacific UNEP: Asia Pacific Environment Outlook 2.

Published periodically to present the state of environment and its trend in the region. In East Asia, the Action Plan of the Coordinating Body of the Seas of East Asia (COBSEA) aims to protect the marine and coastal environment. COBSEA is funded by member countries and UNEP, member countries discuss common problems and resolve and diagnose cross-boundary degradation of marine environments.

Success has come from funding for coral reef community activities and the. The Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (“PEMSEA”) is a partnership arrangement involving stakeholders in the Seas of East Asia, including state and non-state parties, to address the “identified threats to the environment and sustainable development of the Seas of East Asia.”.

Development of Regional Programme on Marine & Coastal Invasive Species in the East Asian Seas Region - Concept by the COBSEA Secretariat. Presentation at the 12th Global Meeting of the Regional Seas Conventions and Action Plans.

September UN Environment administers regional programmes in West Africa, Caribbean, Mediterranean, Northwest Pacific, East Asian Seas, Caspian Sea, and East Africa. The programme also covers several other regions of the world, making it one of the most globally comprehensive initiatives for the protection of marine and coastal environments.

Gomez ED et al () State of the marine environment in the East Asian Seas Region. UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. Gray JS, Wu RSS, Or YY () Effects of hypoxia and organic enrichment on the coastal marine environment. Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia or PEMSEA is a regional partnership programme implemented by the United Nations Development Programme and executed by the United Nations Office for Project Services ().The project, started inwas originally known as Prevention and Management of Marine Pollution in the East Asian Seas (SDS-SEA).

4 Maritime security in South East Asia. David Letts. 5 Advancing marine environmental security in South East Asia: challenges and opportunities. Robin Warner. 6 Climate change and the law of the sea in the Asia Pacific. K aren N. Scott. 7 The limits of the natural state doctrine: rocks, islands and artificial intervention in a changing world.

Abstract. The seas of Southeast Asia play an important role in the economy of the surrounding countries. The region’s constantly expanding coastal population and development has made great demands on marine resources, with growing evidence seen in the further degradation of the marine environment and continued exploitation of living as well as non-living resources.

State of the Marine Environment Report for the East Asian Seas Acknowledgements: This Report was prepared for the Coordinating Body on the Seas of East Asia (COBSEA) of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

UNEP/COBSEA is grateful to Dr. CHOU Loke Ming (Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National. Donald R. Rothwell, in Securing the Safety of Navigation in East Asia, Concluding remarks.

As coastal states have become more sensitised to the protection of their marine environment, there has been a trend in the law of the sea and national coastal and marine law for more stringent measures to be applied to shipping. Some of these measures are consistent with international developments.

Marine Environment background of the South East Asian Region 30% of the world sea space under national jurisdiction 40% of the world’s total fish catch 75% of the SEA region’s population live in coastal areas Main economic activities: Fisheries and coastal tourism CONTEXT.

It is the decision-making body for the East Asian Seas Action Plan, bringing together nine countries - Cambodia, People’s Republic of China, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Singapore and Vietnam - in protection and sustainable development of the marine and coastal environment in the East Asian Seas region.

South China Sea issues have direct bearing on the future of the Arctic, the Indian Ocean, the Mediterranean, and other vital waterways. What is at stake in the South China Sea has a direct impact on every nation and person who relies on freedom of the seas and the free movement of maritime commerce to ensure their nation’s prosperity.

CO | Protecting Our Seas – Marine Environmental Governance in the South China Sea. Rini Astuti. NTS Centre / RSIS / Commentaries / Country and Region Studies / East Asia and Asia Pacific / Maritime Security / Non-Traditional Security / Southeast Asia and ASEAN.

05 June   The East Asian Seas region has a total area of approximately million km 2 and is made up of five ecologically significant and socioeconomically important Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) ().These are the Yellow Sea, the East China Sea, the South China Sea, the Sulu-Celebes Seas and the Indonesian Seas based on the classification of Sherman ().

The SAS Region is comprised of the marine and coastal waters of Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka and is physically divided by the Indian subcontinent into three distinctive areas: two large marine ecosystems – the Arabian Sea in the west and the Bay of Bengal in the east; and a large area of the open Indian Ocean to the.ASEAN launched the Marine Environment Protection for Southeast Asia Seas Project An initiative has been launched by ASEAN, which aims to improve the environmental health of the seas in ASEAN region by implementing key International Maritime Organization (IMO) marine environment .Action Plan: The East Asian Seas Action Plan developed a systematic approach in delivering a ten year plan to pragmatically co-ordinate the management, conservation, restoration and sustainable use of the marine environment of the East Asian planned activities, taking into account the Regional Action Plan for the Global Programme of Action for land-based activities, the UNEP/GEF.