Is China Committing Environmental Crimes in the South China Sea?
John McManus, a professor at the Rosenstiel School of the University of Miami, discusses the environmental damage to the South China Sea, China's role, and the chances for an ecological recovery.
The Looming Environmental Catastrophe in the South China Sea
By Murray Hiebert
Heated maritime and territorial disputes conceal the severe damage being done beneath the waves.
The Environmental Costs of China’s Maritime Ambition
By Paula Knack
Too many Chinese vessels, whether fishing boats or dredgers, destroy marine protected areas.
Pay Attention to China’s ‘Blue Sea 2020’ Project
By YingHui Lee
Is China quietly securitizing marine environmental protection in the South China Sea?
An Environmental Protection Area in the South China Sea? Not Likely
By Mark J. Valencia
It's a worthy idea, but completely unrealistic.
The South China Sea Is Really a Fishery Dispute
By Adam Greer
The hidden cause of the South China Sea disputes: there aren't enough fish in the sea.
South China Sea Ruling: China Caused 'Irreparable Harm' to Environment
By Shannon Tiezzi
The arbitral tribunal rules that significant environmental damage has been done -- and China is to blame.
Vietnam’s ‘Soft Diplomacy’ in the South China Sea
By James Borton
Ly Son Island is a living museum documenting Vietnam's claims to the Paracels and Spratlys.
Managing The South China Sea: Where Policy Meets Science
By James Borton
The marriage of policy and science is essential to navigating these waters.
The Other Problem in the South China Sea
By Nina Hachigian
Territorial disputes are not the only issue to trouble this vital maritime region.