Xiamen Bay, home to several million people as well as rare and endangered species, is located in the southeast of China. Xiamen City is well known for its natural beauty of coastlines and convenient port location, which contribute to its position of high rank of coastal tourism destination and shipping industry.
As one of the first demonstration sites of the integrated coastal management (ICM) program initiated by the Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA), Xiamen is a pioneer in the implementation of ICM and marine spatial planning in China.
Dr. Qinhua Fang, Professor in the College of the Environment & Ecology (CEE) and Deputy Director, Coastal and Ocean Management Institute (COMI), Xiamen University, PR China shares some of the wonderful views from Xiamen.
Xiamen City, China © Qinhua Fang / Weidi Yang