Shenzhen ‘Pangolin Princess’ arrested for diet of scaly anteater

A woman was recently arrested in Shenzhen when a Weibo user ousted her for having a very illegal diet of nationally-protected animals, one of which was a pangolin A quick brief about what Pangolins are: These little critters are also known as scaly anteaters because of their appearance, long tongues, and favourite snacks They are widely poached because their scales and meat are believed in China and Vietnam to...

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Hong Kong faces new rules on illegal timber flooding China

Campaigners say new global rules to protect endangered tree species will be a test for Hong Kong, already grappling to deal with its role as a conduit for illegal timber flooding...

Hong Kong faces new rules on illegal timber flooding China

Hongkongers give unloved Christmas trees a home for the holidays

With Christmas fast approaching, many Hongkongers are getting into the Yuletide spirit by putting up beautifully decorated trees in their homes and businesses While most buyers...

Hongkongers give unloved Christmas trees a home for the holidays

Japanese tourists travel to Hong Kong on their own dime to collect 550kg of trash from beaches

We're always grateful when tourists make a point to pick up after themselves, but one group of Japanese visitors has gone way above and beyond by actually coming to Hong Kong...

Japanese tourists travel to Hong Kong on their own dime to collect 550kg of trash from beaches

WATCH: Google Timelapse shows how Hong Kong’s landscape has expanded since 1984

Hong Kong's long used reclamation to expand our tiny territory's supply of usable land (and at pretty dire environmental costs, we might add) While this is common...

WATCH: Google Timelapse shows how Hong Kong’s landscape has expanded since 1984

Get in Formation: Hundreds of kids and volunteers call for plastic-free seas by forming ‘Trashzilla’ on Hong Kong beach

Over 800 children, teachers, and volunteers formed a Godzilla-esque monster, dubbed "Trashzilla" on a local beach yesterday morning to raise awareness of the need...

Get in Formation: Hundreds of kids and volunteers call for plastic-free seas by forming ‘Trashzilla’ on Hong Kong beach

Swamp-tober: Last month was the hottest and 2nd-wettest October in Hong Kong since records began

In a lot of other places, October means crisp air, dropping temperatures, and leaves changing colour  Not here, folks Hong Kong just had its hottest and second-wettest...

Swamp-tober: Last month was the hottest and 2nd-wettest October in Hong Kong since records began

Conservationists hail ‘new hope’ as ivory prices and shark fin consumption fall

As delegates from 183 nations and territories gather for the United Nations Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) conference,...

Conservationists hail ‘new hope’ as ivory prices and shark fin consumption fall

Local resident finds 53 used syringes on Discovery Bay beach in 1 hour

On Friday, local resident Moran Zukerman found 53 used medical syringes within an hour on Sam Pak Wan Beach in Discovery Bay  Zukerman, an Israeli man who's...

Local resident finds 53 used syringes on Discovery Bay beach in 1 hour

Hong Kong customs make largest seizure of pangolin scales in 5 years, valued at HKD14 million

On Tuesday, customs made the largest seizure of pangolin scales Hong Kong has seen in five years – a month after officials seized another record-breaking shipment of...

Hong Kong customs make largest seizure of pangolin scales in 5 years, valued at HKD14 million