Friday, June 5, 2015

World War Three in the South China Sea

Human existence on the planet is coming to a head.

Asia is facing two serious problems: The depletion of their supply of food from the sea, and the depletion of fresh water. Here in the United States we didn't pay attention to our water supply until the drought in the Southwest. We mostly ignore the stories about people whose well water was contaminated by Fracking. Our parents may recall a river catching on fire,  It wasn't long after that companies started moving manufacturing overseas where pollution wouldn't interfere with consumer decisions here in the United States.

I can't even begin to summarize the following. I hope you will bookmark the links below and find a way to solve these issues.

Links:Fishing Crisis

1. China Chart of the Week: Fishing in the South China Sea by Sarah Oliver, October 17th, 2014 03:06 pm -- China Economic Watch: Peterson Institute for International Economics

China Used Ebola Crisis For Systematic Pillaging of W. Africa Fisheries, Greenpeace Says by staff, May 20, 2015 01:29 pm -- AFK Insider

3. Averting Asia's Fishing Crisis: China's Fishing Policies Need to Be Reformed by Zhang Hongzhou, June 02, 2015 -- [RSiS] S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

4. Chinese Expansion Calls for Firm Challenge Source: The Australian, June 05, 2015 -- [RSiS] S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

5. The Other Crisis in the South China Sea by Richard Javad Heydarian, April 21, 2015 -- Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative

6. Averting China's Fishing Wars by Junjie Zhang -- Asia Society

7. The Next China Sea Crisis: China Vs. Indonesia? by Scott Bentley, September 24, 2014 -- The National Interest

8. Territorial disputes in the South China Sea -- Wikipedia


Links: Water Crisis

9. South Asia's Water Crisis: A Problem of Scarcity Amid Abundance by Mandakini Devasher Surie, March 25, 2015 -- Asia Foundation

10/ Asia's Next Challenge: Securing the Region's Water Future Symposium -- Asia Society

11. Climate change and water shortage main concerns at World Economic Forum on East Asia -- World Economic Forum

12. Pakistan on the brink of water crisis by Hasan Abdullah, March 20, 2015 -- Channel News Asia

13. 75% of Asia-Pacific nations face water crisis -- tcktcktck: The Global Call for Climate Action


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