South China Sea ruling won't stop plundering of ecosystem, experts say

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South China Sea ruling won't stop plundering of ecosystem, experts say

An international tribunal's ruling that China has caused severe harm to coral reefs and endangered species in the South China Sea will not stop further damage to an already plundered ecoystem, scientists and academics said.

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Arbitral Tribunal issues final decision on Philippines’ lawsuit against China

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VGP – The Arbitral Tribunal concluded that there was no legal basis for China to claim historic rights to resources within the sea areas falling within the ‘nine-dash line’, according to the Tribunal’s final ruling released on July 12.

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Vietnam should aid in recovery of the sea

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Vietnam should aid in recovery of the sea

Director of the Institute of Oceanography, Vo Si Tuan, talks with Tien Phong Newspaper about possible measures to restore the marine ecosystem in four central provinces that have been affected by the mass fish deaths.

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Seabed destroyed by pollution in central Vietnam

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Seabed destroyed by pollution in central Vietnam

The Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, while studying the causes of the recent mass fish deaths in the four central provinces of Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue, have highlighted images that show the destruction wrought by the pollution.

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Vietnam needs long-term plan to restore the marine ecosystem

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Vietnam needs long-term plan to restore the marine ecosystem

Dr. Mai Trong Nhuan from Vietnam National University in Hanoi, who has expertise in geochemistry, geology, and climatology talked with Dan Tri about measures to restore the ecosystem and environment in four central provinces that were polluted by the Formosa mass fish deaths.

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Coral bleaching goes into unprecedented third year: NOAA

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Coral bleaching goes into unprecedented third year: NOAA

The planet's coral reefs are likely facing warmer than normal water for an unprecedented third year in a row, extending what is already the longest coral bleaching event on record, US observers said Monday.

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Mass coral bleaching found in Con Dao Islands

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Mass coral bleaching found in Con Dao Islands

Hundreds of hectares of coral at Con Dao Islands some 80 kilometres to the south-west of Vietnam have been being bleached though a process attributed due to the El Nino phenomenon.

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Killing Nemo: Cyanide threat to tropical fish

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Killing Nemo: Cyanide threat to tropical fish

Many of the real-life Nemos swimming in children's fish tanks are caught using cyanide, said research Thursday which highlighted the danger to corals.

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Vietnam at risk of massive coral die-off due to El Nino: report

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Warm water caused by El Nino is being suspected of bleaching around one quarter of coral reefs off Vietnam's famous resort island Con Dao, making them vulnerable to a massive die-off, local media reported on Friday.

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Indonesia promotes sea tourism in Chinese Taipei

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Indonesia promotes sea tourism in Chinese Taipei

Indonesian Minister of Tourism Arief Yahya said his country will promote sea tourism at the Taipei Tourism Fair in Chinese Taipei, which takes place from June 17-19.

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China’s actions in East Sea destroy coral reefs: US ecologist

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China’s actions in East Sea destroy coral reefs: US ecologist

Dredging and filling activities during China’s illegal construction and reinforcement of man-made islands in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago have caused considerable losses of and irreversible damage to the ecosystem here, particularly beautiful and unique coral reefs.

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Press digest – June 1

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Cham Island Biosphere Reserve marks its 7th anniversary

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Cham Island Biosphere Reserve marks its 7th anniversary

A ceremony marking the 7th anniversary celebration of the Cu Lao Cham Marine Park having been recognized as a global Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO was held on May 26 by the Management Board of Cham Island and the People’s Committee of Hoi An Town in the central coastal province of Quang Nam.

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Thailand stops tourism activities on three southern islands

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Thailand stops tourism activities on three southern islands

Thai authorities on May 25 announced that three islands off the southern coast of Phuket will stop receiving tourists with the aim to protect coral reefs from damage.

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Don’t miss out on this ‘Stone Park’ in Vietnam

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Don’t miss out on this ‘Stone Park’ in Vietnam

Once only known to few, the pristine beauty of Rai, a complex of caves in south-central Vietnam, has recently earned it a top-spot as an emerging destination for young Vietnamese travelers.

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