Publication tag: Efate

Water quality in coral reef lagoon system

Erakor lagoon, Efate

Coastal waters are used for recreational activities such as swimming or fishing. In the South Pacific Islands, most of the population and infrastructures are concentrated near the coast. Wastewater discharge are often not well regulated and released in the coastal waters. Growing population and effect of climate change might compromised the water quality of coastal lagoon if no management plans are established.

Pacific EcoAdapt