Children walk under collapsed trees along Tin Ping Road in Sheung Shui after Typhoon Mangkhut. Photo: Sam Tsang
Ian Brownlee
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Ian Brownlee

Hong Kong’s trees are at risk – more from people who don’t want them in urban areas than from typhoons

Ian Brownlee worries about tree replacement in the aftermath of Typhoon Mangkhut. The government needs to rethink how to plant storm-resistant trees, and to overcome emotional public resistance to the idea of urban trees

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Children walk under collapsed trees along Tin Ping Road in Sheung Shui after Typhoon Mangkhut. Photo: Sam Tsang
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