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Galápagos: The Reality Of Our Insatiable Demand For Seafood

12 Mins Read This article is republished with permission from OceansAsia, a Hong Kong-based nonprofit organisation dedicated to ocean conservation and exposing wildlife crimes and activities that are polluting our marine ecosystems. By: OceansAsia The BIG Issue Over the past few weeks social media has erupted over a large Chinese squid fleet operating near the Galapagos Islands along […]

Chinese Fishing Vessels Near Galápagos Raise Fears Over Wildlife Destruction

3 Mins Read Around 260 Chinese fishing fleets were recently detected in the seas surrounding the Galápagos islands off the coast of Ecuador. The vast armarda of fishing vessels in the biodiverse Pacific islands has raised alarm bells over the fishing practices that conservationists say could severely damage the region’s protected marine ecosystem.  In late July, the Ecuadorian […]

Face Masks Polluting Hong Kong Beaches & Hills Since Coronavirus

3 Mins Read As the current coronavirus epidemic lingers, many Hong Kong citizens and residents are taking precautions to protect themselves by wearing a surgical face mask in public. However, environmental groups in Hong Kong are now warning about the devastation left behind by surgical masks carelessly littered on local beaches and hiking trails.  The current outbreak of […]