Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea
Monday, 12 March 2018 A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves: ___ EDITOR'S NOTE: This is a weekly look at the latest developments in the South China Sea, the location of several territorial conflicts that have raised tensions in the region.
Researchers are proposing a new boundary in the South China Sea that they say will help the study of natural science while potentially adding weight to China’s... S.China Morning Post - Asia-PacificAlso reported by •Reuters
Australia’s prime minister said the Australian navy has a “perfect right” to traverse the South China Sea after a media report on Friday that the Chinese... S.China Morning Post - Asia-PacificAlso reported by •Reuters
Video captures a leatherback sea turtle swimming off the coast of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, on April 22.
The leatherbacks are the world’s largest turtles and have been seen in South Carolina.. Source: StoryfulViral -
China stopped allowing the import of recyclable goods from many countries including the United States. Now, these nations are struggling with excess amounts of recyclables and nowhere to send it. To.. Source: Wochit -
More than 70 green turtles hatched on a beach near Coffs Harbour, on New South Wales’ north coast, on Saturday, April 14.New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) staff excavated.. Source: Storyful Studio -
According to a report by The Sydney Morning Herald, China and Vanuatu have discussed establishing a Chinese military presence in the Pacific Island nation. Business Insider reports that Vanuatu has.. Source: Wochit News -