Conservationist Lew Young, who helped set up Hong Kong’s only Ramsar protected wetland, dies at age 60

//Conservationist Lew Young, who helped set up Hong Kong’s only Ramsar protected wetland, dies at age 60

Conservationist Lew Young, who helped set up Hong Kong’s only Ramsar protected wetland, dies at age 60

Hong Kong conservationist Lew Young, who played an instrumental role in setting up the city’s first and only Ramsar protected wetland site in Mai Po and Inner Deep Bay, died earlier this week. He was 60.Having managed part of the wetland for 17 years, Young is fondly remembered for his efforts in fighting for stronger protections for the landmark, a home to abundant endangered species, and turning Mai Po into a popular education centre for families and students all over Hong Kong.The…

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By | 2019-03-07T03:42:03+00:00 March 7th, 2019|Education|Comments Off on Conservationist Lew Young, who helped set up Hong Kong’s only Ramsar protected wetland, dies at age 60