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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 […]

China Announces Single-Use Plastic & Plastic Bag Ban By End 2020

3 Mins Read In a recent policy announcement, China will be stepping up its restrictions on the sale, production and use of disposable plastic products. According to the state planner, the country will ban disposable plastic bags in all major cities by the end of this year, and will announce more phase-out policies as the country seeks to […]

Ocean Waste Whale Sculpture “Skyscraper” Begins Asian Tour To Raise Awareness About Plastic Crisis

3 Mins Read A sculpture made from recovered ocean plastic waste and steel support, “Skyscraper” (The Bruges Whale) has begun its Asian Migration Tour in collaboration with Ocean Recovery Alliance, starting in Singapore at the ArtScience Museum of Marina Bay Sands. Designed by Jason Klimoski and Lesley Chang from New York’s StudioKCA, the 4-storey tall piece was inspired […]

HELP: Hong Kong Dolphin Tours Days Away From Closing Down Due To Low Tourism

2 Mins Read Due to the recent drop in tourist numbers, the number of people going on pink dolphin sightseeing tours organised by The Hong Kong Dolphinwatch has plumetted, and the ecological tour operator is now only days away from going out of business. The group is the city’s only organisation running excursions following governmental guidelines, and all […]