Senkaku Islands

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Senkaku Islands

(sɛnˈkækuː)
pl n
(Placename) a group of uninhabited islets in the East China Sea; claimed by China and Japan. Chinese name: Diaoyu Islands
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This week Japan renewed its lease with a private owner for the islands of Uotsurishima, Minami-Kojima and Kita-Kojima.
Approximately 30 adults nest on remote Minami-kojima Island, which is difficult and dangerous for biologists to visit because of territorial disputes.
Having the islands of Uotsurishima, Minami-Kojima and Kita-Kojima on leasehold will reportedly enable the government to prevent their resale to third parties and block individuals or groups from landing there.