A Mecodina bisignata moth, just one of several tropical species that recently arrived in Hong Kong, and is now quite common. Photo: Martin Williams

The insect apocalypse is coming: Hong Kong moth study shows the threats and complexities

  • The consequences of insect die-off could be catastrophic for all life on Earth
  • Scientists in the city are certain that habitat destruction, pollution, invasive species and global warming threaten Hong Kong’s insect populations
Topic |   Hong Kong environmental issues

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A Mecodina bisignata moth, just one of several tropical species that recently arrived in Hong Kong, and is now quite common. Photo: Martin Williams
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The fork-tailed sunbird on a ‘Hong Kong rose’ in the Lions Nature Education Centre, in Sai Kung, in Hong Kong. Photo: Robert Ferguson

Hong Kong’s diverse wildlife, from a king cobra to a sunbird, the star of photography exhibition

  • Robert I. Ferguson spends his time in the great outdoors, training his lens on the territory’s more elusive residents so that we city dwellers can enjoy them in all their hi-res glory
Topic |   Hong Kong environmental issues

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The fork-tailed sunbird on a ‘Hong Kong rose’ in the Lions Nature Education Centre, in Sai Kung, in Hong Kong. Photo: Robert Ferguson
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