Daud HASSAN (University of Western Sydney), Land Based Sources of Marine Pollution Control in Japan: A Legal Analysis, English/18 Pages, June 2011.


This paper evaluates the strengths, weaknesses and opportunities for LBSMP control in Japan. It highlights the key pollutants of LBSMP in Japan and reviews national arrangements on the protection of LBSMP in Japan. Implementation of international instruments, national legislation, national policies and programs, marine environmental education and public participation are examined and evaluated in this respect.