Greenpeace campaigner Chan Hall-sion with some of the single-use plastic found in Hong Kong’s waters. Photo: Sam Tsang

Seas around Hong Kong swamped in microplastics as city’s obsession with unnecessary packaging leads to 11-fold increase in pollution, study shows

  • Study carried out by Greenpeace East Asia and Education University focuses on waters around Mirs Bay, Sai Kung and Lantau Island
  • Researchers find pollution is most prevalent in eastern areas
Topic |   Hong Kong environmental issues

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Greenpeace campaigner Chan Hall-sion with some of the single-use plastic found in Hong Kong’s waters. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Kitti Chan has held several clean-up operations with volunteers joining her quest to rid Hong Kong’s beaches and waters of rubbish. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

A Hong Kong scuba diver’s one-woman mission to fight marine pollution through beach and ocean clean-ups

  • Kitti Chan, 39, has seen the damage done to animals and humans when rubbish is left adrift at sea, and once collected so much waste that authorities had to send storage boxes
Topic |   City Weekend

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Kitti Chan has held several clean-up operations with volunteers joining her quest to rid Hong Kong’s beaches and waters of rubbish. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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