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Thursday, November 5, 2015

05/11/2015: Fish species going extinct in 'China's' waters

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-34727827
China claims ownership of the Spratly Islands (Image: Tadashi Mori)
Some fish species in the South China Sea are on the brink of extinction, according to the International Business Times and the BBC.

This news is hardly surprising to those who have seen the surge in fishing vessels in the area over recent years: a tenfold increase, much of it from mainland China.

Regulating fishing activities in the area is incredibly hard, not least due to the ongoing friction between China and pretty much everyone else as to ownership of these waters.

Read the IB Times article HERE and watch the BBC video HERE.


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