China's Island Building Hurts Environment, U.S. Report Says

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  • Sand and gravel killing South China Sea coral reefs, it says
  • Environmental damage may breach international law of the sea

In Dangerous Waters: Fishermen in South China Sea

China’s reclamation work in the South China Sea may have destroyed coral reefs, damaged fisheries in a region heavily dependent on seafood and breached international law on protecting the environment, according to a report to U.S. Congress.

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