South China Sea Reefs ‘Decimated’ as Giant Clams Harvested in Bulk by REUTERS


By REUTERS

Ornaments made from the shells of endangered giant clams, renowned in China for having auspicious powers and the luster of ivory, have become coveted luxuries, a trend which has wreaked havoc on the ecosystem of the South China Sea.

Published: June 27, 2016 at 03:15PM

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