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What China Has Been Building in the South China Sea

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China has been feverishly piling sand onto reefs in the South China Sea for the past year, creating seven new islets in the region. It is straining geopolitical tensions that were already taut.
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Excellent for the Political Unit and UNCLOS' territorial wates
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What China Has Been Building in the South China Sea

What China Has Been Building in the South China Sea | Mrs. Watson's Class | Scoop.it
China has been feverishly piling sand onto reefs in the South China Sea for the past year, creating seven new islets in the region. It is straining geopolitical tensions that were already taut.
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The claim of ownership to land which remains above water at the low tide level allows the claimant to use the UNCLOS laws for fishing and natural resources in the territorial waters that surround it.

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Mike Busarello's Digital Storybooks's curator insight, July 31, 2015 10:02 PM

The claim of ownership to land which remains above water at the low tide level allows the claimant to use the UNCLOS laws for fishing and natural resources in the territorial waters that surround it.

Jukka Melaranta's curator insight, August 2, 2015 9:54 AM

The claim of ownership to land which remains above water at the low tide level allows the claimant to use the UNCLOS laws for fishing and natural resources in the territorial waters that surround it.

Isabelle McCreless's curator insight, March 12, 2016 3:33 PM

The claim of ownership to land which remains above water at the low tide level allows the claimant to use the UNCLOS laws for fishing and natural resources in the territorial waters that surround it.

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Navigating the East China Sea

Navigating the East China Sea | Mrs. Watson's Class | Scoop.it
How to ease tensions between Beijing and Tokyo over an uninhabited string of islands.
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Islands equal territorial rights to the surrounding seas' fishing and natural resources 

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Chinese school for disputed island

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China's actions are raising tensions in this area.

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Annie Pack's curator insight, June 25, 2014 2:06 PM

Current news article on China

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Hai-handed

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EVEN fish, it seems, are not exempt from China’s territorial claims. On January 1st new regulations from the government of Hainan, China’s southernmost province,...
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Great for the Political unit and UN Laws of the Sea

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