‘Bio-blocks’ at a test site. The design is meant to attract marine animals living in the intertidal zone by mimicking their natural habitat. Photo: May Tse

Hong Kong’s first ‘eco-shoreline’ in Tung Chung will allow people to get close to nature, but can it replace habitats lost to land reclamation?

  • Coastal project involves 5km sea wall with a 3.8km stretch boasting special design to recreate natural tidal zone for marine animals
  • Entire installation will cost HK$660 million as part of Tung Chung New Town East extension
Topic |   Hong Kong environmental issues
‘Bio-blocks’ at a test site. The design is meant to attract marine animals living in the intertidal zone by mimicking their natural habitat. Photo: May Tse
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