Category News and Views

Lantau Joint Statement

19 groups including Hong Kong Outdoors showed "a rare show of unity", to produce a Joint Statement on Sustainable Development for Lantau.

Hong Kong fish sos

WWF Hong Kong is taking full page advertisements in Hong Kong’s newspapers, asking the Government and the AFCD to explain why they have failed to provide responsible stewardship of Hong Kong’s fish resources.

Arkeden

Here is the plan for ark-eden, an immensely different development scenario for Lantau Island to that envisaged in the Concept Plan for Lantau; the originators are Neil McLaughlin, Paul Melsom, and Jenny Quinton. Instead of lots of concrete, there’s an…

Lantau plan not balanced

Comments on the Concept Plan for Lantau (or "Concrete Plan for Lantau"?), submitted to the Lantau Development Task Force.

HK fish need help

The following is an email from Dr. Andy Cornish, which shows how you can support planned measures that could greatly help Hong Kong’s severely depleted fish stocks. In short (and 7 years after it was first recommended!) the Agriculture, Fisheries…

Lantau threats

the government is planning a slew of new projects that will transform Lantau for ever. You can help make a difference – help Keep Lantau Beautiful! Lantau, surely Hong Kong’s loveliest island, is threatened by a slew of massive development…

HK Deep Bay threats

Last decade, the future looked bright for the Deep Bay wetland, in northwest Hong Kong. The British and Chinese governments agreed to list it under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance – showing they recognised it should be…

Lantau Concept Plan meeting

My overriding impression is: THERE IS NO PLAN! Instead, a mishmash of various projects that are broadly based on the strategy to have development on north Lantau.

Sham Chung qns for SHK

SunHungKaigreenpromise

So far, Sun Hung Kai seems to have a really poor record of activities at Sham Chung. [No answers forthcoming to these questions.]

HK Love It Trash It

Right, let’s pretend I’m Steve Ballmer, barmy sales chief of Microsoft (Steve Who? … Steve Batty Ballmer goes iPod). Excuse me while I leap and dance around and whoop and scream for a few minutes. WOO! YEAH! WOOOO-OOOH! YEAH! YEEEEEEEE!…