January 14, 2022
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.
January 04, 2020
The South China Sea: Preventing the Tyranny of the Commons
By Dr. Asyura Salleh
Territorial disputes have exacerbated an ongoing fishery crisis. The only solution is achieving regional fishery management.
October 31, 2018
Greg Poling: Imagining an Effective South China Sea Code of Conduct
By Ankit Panda
The Diplomat talks with the chair of CSIS' Expert Working Group on the South China Sea.
March 26, 2018
Can Aquaculture Solve the Fishing Problems in the South China Sea?
By Zhang Hongzhou
China's example suggests that aquaculture actually contributes to diminishing wild fish stocks worldwide.
December 22, 2017
Can Singapore Foster ASEAN-China Cooperation on the South China Sea?
By Thuc D. Pham
5 recommendations for the incoming ASEAN chair.
November 17, 2016
The Secret Driver of the South China Sea Disputes: China's Hunger for Fish
By Adam Bartley
China’s fish problem is an underappreciated source of tension in the East and South China Seas.
August 19, 2016
Downplaying Sino-US Tensions in the South China Sea
By Hunter Marston
How to help ease tensions in what is often called the world's most important bilateral relationship.
July 20, 2016
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.
August 03, 2015
Fishing For Ways To De-Escalate South China Sea Tensions
By Yanmei Xie and Shuxian Luo
Fisheries offer both risk and opportunity in disputed waters.
June 24, 2015
Philippines Buys 100 New Patrol Boats for War on Poaching
By Prashanth Parameswaran
Manila is boosting its capabilities to protect its fisheries.
February 22, 2015
China and the South China Sea Resource Grab
By Michael Fabinyi
Maritime disputes in the region have more than just legal and military dimensions.