International Waters learning Exchange & Resource Network

Examples of goals and objectives

Yellow Sea LME SAP Goals (2009)

Goal 1: 25-30% reduction in fishing effort

Goal 2: Rebuilding of over-exploited marine living resources

Goal 3: Improvement of mariculture techniques to reduce environmental stress

Goal 4: Meeting international requirements on contaminants

Goal 5: Reduction of total loading of nutrients from 2006 levels

Goal 6: Reduced standing stock of marine litter from current level

Goal 7: Reduce contaminants, particularly in bathing beaches and other marine recreational waters, to nationally acceptable levels

Goal 8: Better understanding and prediction of ecosystem changes for adaptive management

Goal 9: Maintenance and improvement of current populations/distributions and genetic diversity of the living organisms including endangered and endemic species

Goal 10: Reduction of the risk of introduced species