From Taiwan to the Philippines, Chinese Illegal Dredging Ships Wreak Environmental Havoc
By Wen Lii
On a clear day, up to hundreds of Chinese dredging ships illegally mining for sand can be spotted from Taiwan’s Matsu Islands.
Dredging the Lancang River
By Luc Forsyth and Gareth Bright
In Simaogang, a small fleet of sand dredgers work from sunrise to sunset, shipping river sand to construction sites around Yunnan.