Chinese boats moored at Whitsun Reef in the Spratly Islands in March. US firm Simularity has been monitoring the vessels for months. Photo: AP Chinese boats moored at Whitsun Reef in the Spratly Islands in March. US firm Simularity has been monitoring the vessels for months. Photo: AP
Chinese boats moored at Whitsun Reef in the Spratly Islands in March. US firm Simularity has been monitoring the vessels for months. Photo: AP

South China Sea: Beijing rejects claim raw sewage from Chinese fishing boats is harming reefs

  • Foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian calls it ‘serious defamation’ and says the report is not based on fact
  • Human waste from anchored ships in Spratlys is doing damage that is visible from space, according to US firm Simularity

Topic |   South China Sea
Chinese boats moored at Whitsun Reef in the Spratly Islands in March. US firm Simularity has been monitoring the vessels for months. Photo: AP Chinese boats moored at Whitsun Reef in the Spratly Islands in March. US firm Simularity has been monitoring the vessels for months. Photo: AP
Chinese boats moored at Whitsun Reef in the Spratly Islands in March. US firm Simularity has been monitoring the vessels for months. Photo: AP
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