Hikers at Lung Fu Shan country park, Hong Kong’s smallest, in November 2020. The city’s Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department has launched a programme to replace ageing exotic trees in country parks with native tree species to improve the health and biodiversity of forests. Photo: James Wendlinger Hikers at Lung Fu Shan country park, Hong Kong’s smallest, in November 2020. The city’s Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department has launched a programme to replace ageing exotic trees in country parks with native tree species to improve the health and biodiversity of forests. Photo: James Wendlinger
Hikers at Lung Fu Shan country park, Hong Kong’s smallest, in November 2020. The city’s Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department has launched a programme to replace ageing exotic trees in country parks with native tree species to improve the health and biodiversity of forests. Photo: James Wendlinger
Environment

Letters | Let’s renew promise to heal the planet this World Environment Day

  • Up to 10 million hectares of forest are lost every year and a million species are under threat of extinction
  • The European Commission has a 20 billion euro biodiversity strategy and China is aiming for 26 per cent forest cover in 2030. We must build on this momentum

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Hikers at Lung Fu Shan country park, Hong Kong’s smallest, in November 2020. The city’s Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department has launched a programme to replace ageing exotic trees in country parks with native tree species to improve the health and biodiversity of forests. Photo: James Wendlinger Hikers at Lung Fu Shan country park, Hong Kong’s smallest, in November 2020. The city’s Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department has launched a programme to replace ageing exotic trees in country parks with native tree species to improve the health and biodiversity of forests. Photo: James Wendlinger
Hikers at Lung Fu Shan country park, Hong Kong’s smallest, in November 2020. The city’s Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department has launched a programme to replace ageing exotic trees in country parks with native tree species to improve the health and biodiversity of forests. Photo: James Wendlinger
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