Phan Vinh Island in the Spratly archipelago.
Phan Vinh Island in the Spratly archipelago. - 
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This week, China’s got island fever! Symptoms include building islands in seas claimed by other (irate) countries. Actuality looks at the law, and the US’s own nationalist pursuit of islands covered in bird poop. Plus, parachuting arachnids in Australia.

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