Waters near Lantau Island. The region has been at the centre of a debate over a controversial government plan to build artificial islands for more land. Photo: Edmond So

Smelly harbours and lifeless waters? Lantau Tomorrow Vision reclamation could add to nearby ‘dead zone’, scientists warn

  • Researchers urge impact assessment with discovery of low-oxygen areas near site of proposed artificial islands
  • Supporters play down concerns, saying proper study will be done and ecological impact not as significant
Topic |   Conservation

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Waters near Lantau Island. The region has been at the centre of a debate over a controversial government plan to build artificial islands for more land. Photo: Edmond So
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