A bold development plan in an ecologically sensitive part of Lamma Island was rejected yesterday by town planners, who feared its approval would set an undesirable precedent.
More than 200 Lamma Island residents and environmentalists staged a protest yesterday against developers who want to build luxury flats and a marina on a 26-hectare site.
Learn about the importance of planktons to the planet and get to know Romer's tree frogs on Lantau that can't climb trees. All that and more is on the WWF Kids interactive website, which was...
Common name: Romer's tree frog
Scientific name: Philautus romeri
Native home: wooded areas on Lantau, Lamma, Chek Lap Kok and Po Toi
It is still a scientific mystery why the Romer's tree frog initially could be found on four islands in Hong Kong - Lamma, Lantau, Po Toi and Chek Lap Kok - but nowhere else in the world.
ROMER's Tree Frog can be found in Hong Kong and nowhere else. It is the smallest frog in Hong Kong (two centimetres in length from snout to vent), and was first discovered on Lamma Island by the...