Hong Kong’s Ramsar Site near Deep Bay in 2003. Urbanisation and other persistent threats have shrunk such areas around the city over the decades. Photo: Handout
Hong Kong’s Ramsar Site near Deep Bay in 2003. Urbanisation and other persistent threats have shrunk such areas around the city over the decades. Photo: Handout

Call for stand-alone body to enforce protection and management of Hong Kong’s wetlands

Encroaching development and illegal activities threaten 1,500 hectares of lush scenery that is home to a wide variety of species and vital to city’s ecosystem

Hong Kong’s Ramsar Site near Deep Bay in 2003. Urbanisation and other persistent threats have shrunk such areas around the city over the decades. Photo: Handout
Hong Kong’s Ramsar Site near Deep Bay in 2003. Urbanisation and other persistent threats have shrunk such areas around the city over the decades. Photo: Handout
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