Tai Tam Reservoir on Hong Kong Island is surrounded by hills covered in forest. Tree cover has expanded a lot since the 1940s, but native tree and plant species have been crowded out by imports, something researchers hope to redress.  Photo: James Wendlinger
‘The forest is returning’: trees make a comeback in Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong’s forests have been repeatedly cleared, but each time they grow back; however, they lack the species diversity needed to nurture native wildlife
  • An experiment by Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden aims to change that by seeing what steps are required for a wider range of trees and forest plants to grow
9 Jul 2021 - 7:46AM