publication . Other literature type . Article . 2020

NordMar Plastic RISK: Socio-economic risks of plastic to the bioeconomy – Icelandic case study. Executive summary.

Jorundsdottir, Hronn Olina; Thordarson, Gunnar; Bjornsdottir, Bryndis;
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  • Published: 30 Jan 2020
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Abstract
The risks related to plastic on the bioeconomy are not only biological, toxicological and chemical, but also societal and economical. Influence of tainted opinion on the Nordic environment or Nordic production could influence tourism, marketing and general wellbeing. The aim of the NordMar PlasticRISK project is to evaluate the diverse impact and main socioeconomic risks related to marine plastic pollution on the bioeconomy of the Nordic countries using Iceland as a case study. Two of the main industries in Iceland, the fishing industry and tourism, are heavily dependent on the bioeconomy as well as clean and pristine environment. Economical risks, followed by t...
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free text keywords: fisheries, tourism, marketing, education, microplastic
Communities
Fisheries and Aquaculture Management
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