Migratory birds stop over on dried land and fish ponds in Tai Sang Wai, near the Mai Po nature reserve in Yuen Long. Photo: Winson Wong Migratory birds stop over on dried land and fish ponds in Tai Sang Wai, near the Mai Po nature reserve in Yuen Long. Photo: Winson Wong
Migratory birds stop over on dried land and fish ponds in Tai Sang Wai, near the Mai Po nature reserve in Yuen Long. Photo: Winson Wong

Letters | Hong Kong wetlands must be protected, because lives depend on them

  • The Mai Po wetlands, which safeguard migratory waterbirds and can act as a buffer against typhoons, must not sacrificed on the false altar of development
  • The Hong Kong government must integrate wetlands into a climate adaptation strategy to save lives and livelihoods, minimise social disruption and make economic investments safer

Topic |   Hong Kong environmental issues
Migratory birds stop over on dried land and fish ponds in Tai Sang Wai, near the Mai Po nature reserve in Yuen Long. Photo: Winson Wong Migratory birds stop over on dried land and fish ponds in Tai Sang Wai, near the Mai Po nature reserve in Yuen Long. Photo: Winson Wong
Migratory birds stop over on dried land and fish ponds in Tai Sang Wai, near the Mai Po nature reserve in Yuen Long. Photo: Winson Wong
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