Territorial Map of Spratly Islands. As countries scramble to occupy and construct in as many islands as they can, the marine ecosystem slowly suffers from the constant warfare and development. Photo ... more 
Territorial Map of Spratly Islands. As countries scramble to occupy and construct in as many islands as they can, the marine ecosystem slowly suffers from the constant warfare and development. Photo by US Department of State, Office of the Geographer & General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans. less 
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Scientific American
Tue, Jun 4, 2013 3:30 PM EDT