Damage from China's reclamation:$109.55M
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Marine resources- including coral reef ecosystems- destroyed by China's reclamation activities in the disputed West Philippine Sea have reached $109.55 million, a national scientist of the Philippines said on Thursday. In his presentation at the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources(BFAR) office in Quezon City, University of the Philippines Professor Emeritus Dr. Edgardo D. Gomez said that an estimated 311-hectare area have been reclaimed by China, citing the March 2015 National Security Council Secretariat data.
Escano, E. E. (2015, April 24-25). Damage from China's reclamation: $109.55M. BusinessWorld, p. S1/11.
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