Below, you’ll find recent press releases about The Nature Conservancy’s work in Asia and around the world.
Hong Kong—July 4 2017 The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has announced the winners of its global What’s Your Nature? digital photo contest. Among the 12 winners for the main and eight award categories, Hong Kong photographer Jessica Li Ka Wai took home the People and Nature Category Award with her spectacular image titled This Night, A… Read more »
Hong Kong—June 16 The best 100 nature photos from around the world, submitted by participants to The Nature Conservancy’s (TNC’s) “What’s Your Nature?” global photo contest, will be unveiled on June 16 (US Eastern Time), on tnc.org.hk/naturephotocontest. Four photos from Hong Kong photographers Leka Huie, Ka Wai Li, William Shum and Francois Wolfaardt have won… Read more »
Arlington, Va. | June 01, 2017 – The Nature Conservancy’s CEO and President Mark Tercek said, “Today’s announcement that the U.S. government intends to pull out of the Paris Agreement is short-sighted. For decades, the U.S. has demonstrated leadership on international environmental issues from President Reagan’s efforts to create the Montreal Protocol to protect the ozone layer through President Obama’s efforts to advance the Paris Agreement and drive it to entry into force.That U.S. leadership has been essential to stimulate the necessary actions by all countries to solve these global challenges. Universal action on climate change is the only path to a more secure, healthy and prosperous future.
Hong Kong / Arlington, Va., January 13, 2017 — The Nature Conservancy has released a new study developed in partnership with the Natural Capital Project, Forest Trends, the Inter-American Development Bank and the Latin American Water Funds Partnership, which analyzes the source watersheds of more than 4,000 large cities around the world, including more than 1800 in Asia Pacific.
Nature Conservancy Study Projects Impact of Tree Planting in 245 Cities Denver, Colo. / Arlington, Va. USA October 31, 2016 – A new study from The Nature Conservancy finds that an investment in tree planting of just US $4 per resident in some of the world’s largest cities could improve the health of tens of millions… Read more »
Hong Kong, October 12, 2016: One of the fastest ultramarathon runners of all time, Scott Jurek, is back in Hong Kong to take part in Barclays MoonTrekker this Friday 14th October. Scott joins 1,500 other runners from across the world as they put their endurance to the test with the aim of reaching Lantau Island’s peak… Read more »
The Nature Conservancy and local conservation officers launched the first hawksbill sea turtle satellite tagging program in the largest rookery in the South Pacific – the Arnavon Community Marine Conservation Area (ACMCA) in the Solomon Islands.
The Nature Conservancy (TNC), the world’s leading environmental non-profit organization, held the Nature Works Hong Kong 2016 – Student Project Pitch Day this morning at Yew Chung International School.
The Nature Conservancy (TNC) released today the China Urban Water Blueprint showing nature can be key to improving water quality for more than 150 million people. The report analyzes the state of water sources tapped by China’s 30 largest and fastest growing cities, including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Wuhan and found that 73 percent of these watersheds face significant pollution, impacting the water quality for millions of people.
Month-long campaign aims to raise awareness of conservation amongst foodies
Hong Kong, 1 April, 2016 – To celebrate Earth Day in April, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) Hong Kong, a leading global environmental organization with the mission to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends, partnered with restaurants and food outlets throughout the city to launch “Step Up to The Plate”, a campaign to raise environmental awareness amongst people in Hong Kong.
The 2015 Hong Kong Cleanup concluded this month marking the most successful initiative in its 15 year history. During this year’s community Cleanup Challenge event, 75,623 participants cleaned up an estimated 5,683,891 pieces of trash weighing in total 4,616,067 kg from 2,447 kilometres of Hong Kong’s coastlines, country parks and urban environments.
Hong Kong, July 4, 2015 – The Nature Conservancy (TNC), the world’s leading environmental non-profit organization, held the Nature Works Hong Kong 2015 – Student Project Pitch Day this morning
Citizens and friends of Hong Kong turned out in tens of thousands this autumn in support of a cleaner environment by participating in the 14th annual Hong Kong Cleanup and cleaning up
HONG KONG — Although many major cities in Asia Pacific suffer from high water pollution, a new analysis reveals that Asia Pacific also has the highest potential for watershed
Continued support will further the third phase of the multinational Responsible Asia Forestry & Trade (RAFT) Partnership
12 November 2014, Sydney: The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in Australia welcomes the announcement by the Australian Government on its AUD $6 million continued support for the Responsible Asia Forestry & Trade (RAFT) Partnership. RAFT is a public/private partnership that is helping to bring millions of hectares of Asia’s rainforests under sustainable management.