NBS Good Practices from Chinese Government: Establishing a Robust Regime for Marine Ecological Protection in Rizhao, Shandong Province

China (2019)

To cope with climate change, Rizhao Municipality has made tireless efforts to improve the protection and sustainable utilization of marine resources. Rizhao has set up an ocean-land integrative model that gives equal importance to the governance of river, sea, and land ecosystems, and introduced a whole set of protective measures, including law-based governance, coordination of protection and utilization, and raising public awareness.