A marine peace park in the disputed waters of the South China Sea would not only protect delicate marine ecosystems but also provide a tentative solution to a seemingly intractable regional dispute.
Given the high ecological stakes and the number of international stakeholders in the region, the time to realize the promise of science diplomacy may now be at hand in the disputed waters of the South China Sea.
The United States is set to take over chairmanship of the Arctic Council, but will tensions over Ukraine block any real progress in the region?
Conservation, food security, and geopolitics are converging more than ever in the South China Sea.
All of South Africa’s political ills are weakening its position at the bargaining table, and may cost it billions in rand in the end.
In this series, Geopoliticalmonitor.com analyzes political fallout from the global plunge in oil prices. Part one focuses on Venezuela and Cuba.