An activist protests near fish ponds in Fung Lok Wai against plans to build housing on the edge of Hong Kong Wetland Park in October 2011. The Buildings Department in 2019 approved 19 new residential towers in Fung Lok Wai. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Can’t Hong Kong solve housing problems without putting endangered species at risk?

  • Normalising apartment blocks in the buffer areas of conservation sites, despite the likely harm caused to animal species, sends out the wrong message
Topic |   Hong Kong housing

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An activist protests near fish ponds in Fung Lok Wai against plans to build housing on the edge of Hong Kong Wetland Park in October 2011. The Buildings Department in 2019 approved 19 new residential towers in Fung Lok Wai. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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