Weekly News Digest 24 August

The following are the key stories concerning environmental issues in Hong Kong for the week 24-30 August.

On wildlife trafficking:
Ivory found smuggled inside ‘suspicious’ passenger’s vest at Hong Kong airport
Hong Kong Customs seized about 15 kilograms of suspected ivory cut pieces and products worth about $150,000 and arrested an incoming male passenger at Hong Kong International Airport on 24th August.

It is time to treasure our great local heritage of parks and trees
Professor Jocelyn Chey from the University of Sydney shares her passion for trees and country parks.