Awareness about biodiversity in Hong Kong was very low, and government sources on the subject were not well received. However, younger residents were more likely to be aware and concerned.
In this briefing paper, Civic Exchange explains the term “ecosystem services,” and explores how that concept could be used to better utilise Hong Kong’s natural resources.
Civic Exchange and City University of Hong Kong used newly developed sensors to track individuals’ exposure to certain pollutants, as they moved between home and parts of the city.
Civic Exchange and ADM Capital Foundation’s new research paper brings together myriad issues related to Hong Kong’s freshwater supply, which is mostly imported from China.
This project takes the first step towards clarifying the issues around Public Open Space (POS) in Hong Kong, and analysing data to quantify inequalities.
The last segment of our three-part series focuses on Shanghai, where residents report a slightly higher level of happiness compared to Singapore, and significantly higher compared to Hong Kong. However, among migrant workers without a “hukou,” there is a gap in satisfaction over housing and medical care.
This is a Policy Brief extracted from and drawing upon the findings in the Pearl River Delta Ship Emission Inventory Study – Final Report.
Since 2006, Hong Kong has taken the lead in Asia in researching the extent of air pollution from ships and its impact on human health.
This report, the culmination of two years’ research, was released during the launch of our WALKABILITY initiative. It includes an assessment tool designed for Hong Kong, and studies of five neighbourhoods.
This launch focuses specifically on Singapore as a city, and reveals in-depth perceptions about quality of life in areas such as medical care, education, housing, transport, government and crime.