SOS Spotlight projects provide in depth analysis and novel research on regionally specific marine resource and security challenges. These deep dives are meant to examine particularly complex issues and advance the global dialog towards solutions.
Welcome to new and largely uncharted maritime space: the Arctic Ocean. Only 2 percent of its waters are charted to international standards. Its rapid emergence is the result of dramatic environmental changes. How will nations govern this changing ocean and preserve its most distinct features? How will they protect its biodiversity?
Unseen fishing activity. Maritime militias in the Spratlys. Fishers have often been overlooked in the South China Sea disputes. CSIS, in cooperation with Vulcan, Inc., unveils a worrying narrative about the impact fishers and their fleets have in the region.