Ashley Bang

Ashley Bang

Ashley Bang is a data scientist whose research focuses on climate change, marine biology and applied conservation policy. As a Fulbright Research Fellow and NOAA Hollings Scholar, she has gone from characterising critical habitats of salmon in Alaska to protecting coral reefs in Taiwan. She holds a degree in geology and biology from Brown University and has split her time between academia and environmental data science.

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Opinion | Solving the climate crisis hinges on action taken in Asia

Asia’s rainforests, mangroves and reefs – and even its financial hub of Hong Kong – all have a key part to play, writes Ashley Bang.

Asia’s rainforests, mangroves and reefs – and even its financial hub of Hong Kong – all have a key part to play, writes Ashley Bang.

4 Apr 2022 - 2:49PM
Opinion | In the wake of COP26, Asia’s troubled oceans must not be left high and dry

Urgent action is needed as continent’s economies, communities, ecosystems all depend on sustainable management of marine resources.

Urgent action is needed as continent’s economies, communities, ecosystems all depend on sustainable management of marine resources.

12 Dec 2021 - 11:00AM
Opinion | Bring your own food container, or let Hong Kong drown under waste that could fill 48 IFC buildings

With the city’s appetite for takeaways having doubled during the pandemic, it is time for municipal waste charging and a ban on single-use plastics.

With the city’s appetite for takeaways having doubled during the pandemic, it is time for municipal waste charging and a ban on single-use plastics.

17 Mar 2021 - 1:16PM