Date of Award

1998

Document Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Master of Science in Maritime Affairs

Specialization

General Maritime Administration & Environment Protection

Campus

Malmö, Sweden

Country

Cambodia

First Advisor

Pardo, Fernando

Abstract

The study investigates the management and strategic planning for preventing marine pollution in Sihanoukville, Cambodia. The initial chapters consider the natural marine resources and concepts of sustainable development in Sihanoukville area. The later chapters of the study looks into the effects and hazards pollution and its effect to marine life and human health. The problems brought about by industrial developments and rapid urbanisation were also investigated and identified in this study. Furthemore, the paper also considers the present regulatory functions of government agencies and the role of private individuals and entities concerning these pollution problems. Steps and possible solutions for the prevention of marine pollution by all those concerned have also been discussed. The concluding chapter of the study embodies the conclusions and recommendations needed for the proper establishment of a management framework for the regulatory authority concerning marine and environmental protection in Cambodia.

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