Professor Kenneth Leung of the University of Hong Kong (left) and New York Billion Oyster Project founder Murray Fisher visit an oyster farm in Lau Fau Shan. Photo: Jonathan Wong Professor Kenneth Leung of the University of Hong Kong (left) and New York Billion Oyster Project founder Murray Fisher visit an oyster farm in Lau Fau Shan. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Professor Kenneth Leung of the University of Hong Kong (left) and New York Billion Oyster Project founder Murray Fisher visit an oyster farm in Lau Fau Shan. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Environment

Millions of oysters on city’s coastline could help clean up Hong Kong’s polluted waters, according to new marine ecology plan

  • Team of HKU researchers aims to put in place 5 to 10 million oysters over the next three to five years
  • The natural purifiers can filter between 200 and 500 litres of water a day and remove microscopic toxic algae that kill marine life

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Professor Kenneth Leung of the University of Hong Kong (left) and New York Billion Oyster Project founder Murray Fisher visit an oyster farm in Lau Fau Shan. Photo: Jonathan Wong Professor Kenneth Leung of the University of Hong Kong (left) and New York Billion Oyster Project founder Murray Fisher visit an oyster farm in Lau Fau Shan. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Professor Kenneth Leung of the University of Hong Kong (left) and New York Billion Oyster Project founder Murray Fisher visit an oyster farm in Lau Fau Shan. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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