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

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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