Baseline Research on Marine Debris, Including Plastic Pollution, in Xuan Thuy National Park, Vietnam

Year of Publication

2019

This research report quantifies and characterizes the debris, including plastic waste, in the Red River Delta.

Source:

United Nations Environment Programme

Author(s):

Chelsea Rochman

Rachel Giles, Cindy Nguyen, Nguyen Van Cong, Ngo Thi Ngoc, Ho Thi Yen Thu,
Mai Kien Dinh

Geography:

Vietnam

Type:

Primary Data

Purpose of Measurement:

Understanding the Problem

Impact theme(s):

Material Flows, Oceans

This research report quantifies and characterizes the debris, including plastic waste, in the Red River Delta. The report covers findings from analysis of five sites and aims to provide a better understanding of the level of contamination along with the impact on environmental and human health. The guide concludes by providing a comparison of the debris among sites to better understand sources and transport.

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