A slide from Simularity’s presentation showing ships (left) and concentration of chlorophyll-A (right) last month. Photo: Handout A slide from Simularity’s presentation showing ships (left) and concentration of chlorophyll-A (right) last month. Photo: Handout
A slide from Simularity’s presentation showing ships (left) and concentration of chlorophyll-A (right) last month. Photo: Handout

Do South China Sea waste claims pass the smell test?

  • A US firm claims that Chinese ships moored at a disputed reef were dumping tonnes of human waste into the waters and killing coral reefs
  • But some scientists say there is no scientific evidence to support the allegations, which are based on an analysis of satellite images

Topic |   South China Sea
A slide from Simularity’s presentation showing ships (left) and concentration of chlorophyll-A (right) last month. Photo: Handout A slide from Simularity’s presentation showing ships (left) and concentration of chlorophyll-A (right) last month. Photo: Handout
A slide from Simularity’s presentation showing ships (left) and concentration of chlorophyll-A (right) last month. Photo: Handout
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