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Some places in the countryside can be crowded nowadays, perhaps with queues waiting to start on trails.
A consideration of science suggests the reclamation plans, including for East Lantau Metropolis are foolhardy, even irresponsible.
Government Policy Not Followed; Waste Not Reduced - as Incineration Made Priority
Powerpoint presentation I gave at Inter-departmental Working Group on Clean Shorelines - Engagement Session with Community Groups meeting.
HK police procedure can't cope properly with baby birds from fallen nest.
There has been considerable brouhaha over Hong Kong’s waste strategy, especially plans to expand three landfills plus build an incinerator on an artificial island by Shek Kwu Chau – which passed two votes in the Legislative Council, but were then delayed, with the Finance Committee now set to vote on the plans in autumn.
It now seems the country parks are under threat, through a potential surge in village housing in enclaves surrounded by country parks, and recent statements suggesting the government views protected land as ripe for development. Yet science shows they are invaluable.
Isn’t it okay to leave biodiversity to besuited conference attendees, and greenies who are overly fond of frogs?
Mai Po Marshes has become one of the world’s greatest wetland reserves – and a place I’ve come to know well over the years.