Weekly News Digest 31 August
Date: 06 September 2015
The following are the key stories concerning environmental issues in Hong Kong for the week 31 August - 6 September.
On wildlife conservation:
Two wild boars were found dead in Kowloon Reservoir. A man was arrested for allegedly killing the wild boars and another two suspects are now on the run.
A nylon rope may have caused the death of a 5-meter long whale shark whose carcass was found near Cheung Chau island.
On animal welfare:
On 4 September, the prosecution withdrew charges against a 20-year-old man who faced charges for allegedly stealing a cat from a bookstore.
Photos of young children in cages has sparked controversy, a local animal group Non-Profit Making Veterinary Clinic (NPV) has literally asked children spent time in cages without parental consent.