Zhang Chun

Zhang Chun is a senior researcher at chinadialogue.

Cracking Down on the Swim Bladder Smugglers

By Zhang Chun 04-30-2019 07:06:51

Posted in: Maritime

China’s craze for the swim bladder of the totoaba, a giant Mexican fish, has driven it close to extinction. Dubbed “aq...

Tackling the Trade in Endangered Marine Species

By Zhang Chun 04-26-2019 10:52:47

Posted in: Maritime

Earlier this year in Rome, scientists from around the world debated the need to control trade in the endangered shortfin mako...

Five Ways to Tackle Ghost Fishing Gear

By Zhang Chun 12-30-2018 05:29:05

Posted in: Maritime

Fishing gear that’s lost or dumped in the ocean may account for almost one half of all the plastic waste that ends...

China Cracks Down on Illegal Fishing in Distant Water Fleet

By Zhang Chun 09-14-2018 04:02:43

Posted in: Maritime

China’s fishery authorities have introduced hard-hitting punishments for overfishing and illegal fishing by the country&rsqu...

Challenges Facing the UN High Seas Treaty

By Zhang Chun 09-07-2018 07:10:21

Posted in: Maritime

The high seas cover two thirds of the ocean and are home to 90% of marine life, but this vast expanse of water and seabed tha...

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