[Coral-List] Upcoming one-day conference on the South China Sea -- Brussels Belgium

John McManus jmcmanus at rsmas.miami.edu
Tue Feb 17 12:48:25 EST 2015

If anyone is interested in issues concerning the South China Sea, including
the state, legal status and importance of its many coral reefs, there will
be a one-day conference on "The South China Sea: An International Law
Perspective" in Brussels, Belgium, on March 6, 2015. 


Attendance is free, but registration is required by March 1. 


The conference website is at
ctive. I am not an organizer, so use the contacts from the website for more


A recent review, from an ecological perspective, is:

Hughes TP, Huang H,  Young MAL (2012) The Wicked Problem of China's
Disappearing Coral Reefs. Conservation Biology 27:261-269. 


Some other papers on the subject are available at:






John W. McManus, PhD

Director, National Center for Coral Reef Research (NCORE)

Professor, Marine Biology and Ecology

Coral Reef Ecology and Management Lab (CREM Lab)

Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS)

University of Miami, 4600 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, 33149

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