A Chinese white dolphin jumps out of the sea in front of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge off Lantau Island in Hong Kong. Photo: Reuters

Hong Kong activist groups decry worker deaths and drop in dolphin population caused by construction of mega bridge

  • A total of 20 workers were killed and more than 500 injured during construction of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge
  • Dolphin numbers around the structure fell by over 40 per cent despite measures to mitigate effects of construction
Topic |   Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge

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A Chinese white dolphin jumps out of the sea in front of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge off Lantau Island in Hong Kong. Photo: Reuters
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Elizabeth Cheung

Elizabeth Cheung

Elizabeth Cheung has been a health reporter for the Post's Hong Kong desk since 2014. She covers general medical news, breakthrough medical treatments and research, government policy and hospital blunders. Elizabeth has a master's in development studies.