On 18 June 2018, Dr. Lev Neretin and Dr. LIU Ning of the NOWPAP Regional Coordinating Unit (RCU) called on Dr. SEO Jang Woo, President of the National Institute of Fisheries Science (NIFS) based in Busan. Expressing appreciation for NIFS support in hosting the RCU Busan Office, Dr. Neretin briefed the NIFS President on the progress made by NOWPAP in addressing the problem of microplastics pollution and marine litter and expressed an interest in enhancing cooperation with the Institute. Dr. SEO highlighted concern over the harmful impact of plastic pollution on fish stock and the need for greater efforts by NOWPAP member states to address this issue.
|From left to right: Dr. Go Woo Jin; Dr. LIU Ning, Dr. S SEO Jang Woo, Dr. Lev Neretin, Ms. Jihee Yi
(photo credit: Hayun Jeong)