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Weekly News Digest 24 August

Weekly News Digests | Date: August 30, 2015

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.

Opinion:
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.