The number of dolphins in Hong Kong has fallen by 80 per cent over the past 15 years. Photo: HandoutThe number of dolphins in Hong Kong has fallen by 80 per cent over the past 15 years. Photo: Handout
The number of dolphins in Hong Kong has fallen by 80 per cent over the past 15 years. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong environmental group urges authorities across Pearl River Delta to expand protected marine habitats to save Chinese white dolphins

  • Conservationists propose prioritising ‘core’ protection zones, including the area around south and west Lantau Island, banning fishing and development
  • They also suggest the creation of three buffer zones, allowing less harmful human activities that are managed like marine parks
Topic |   Chinese white dolphin
The number of dolphins in Hong Kong has fallen by 80 per cent over the past 15 years. Photo: HandoutThe number of dolphins in Hong Kong has fallen by 80 per cent over the past 15 years. Photo: Handout
The number of dolphins in Hong Kong has fallen by 80 per cent over the past 15 years. Photo: Handout
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