Pangolin scales and elephant tusks seized by Hong Kong Customs, seen at a February briefing on combating the smuggling of endangered species. Hong Kong should take the lead in stemming the haemorrhaging of the world’s wildlife. Photo: Winson Wong
David Olson
Opinion

Opinion

David Olson

How Hong Kong can heed the urgent call of the UN extinction report

  • Hong Kong consumes more than the rest of the world put together on average, yet it has the capacity and resources to be a global leader of change
  • The city must recognise that the dire degradation of the Earth will affect business profitability, the security and health of its citizens, and everyone’s quality of life

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Pangolin scales and elephant tusks seized by Hong Kong Customs, seen at a February briefing on combating the smuggling of endangered species. Hong Kong should take the lead in stemming the haemorrhaging of the world’s wildlife. Photo: Winson Wong
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