Baseline Research on Marine Debris, Including Plastic Pollution, in Xuan Thuy National Park, Vietnam
Year of Publication
This research report quantifies and characterizes the debris, including plastic waste, in the Red River Delta.
United Nations Environment Programme
Rachel Giles, Cindy Nguyen, Nguyen Van Cong, Ngo Thi Ngoc, Ho Thi Yen Thu,
Mai Kien Dinh
Purpose of Measurement:
Understanding the Problem
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.