What COVID-19 Teaches Us and Why it Should Change Us for Good
March 30, 2020
Rarely a day goes by without disastrous news about the global environment. Already, 2020 has been a year to remember, from bush fires burning more than 12.6 million hectares of Australia, devastating floods in Indonesia and now, ...
China, Hong Kong
Is This What It Takes to End the Wildlife Trade? #Endwildlifetrade
February 29, 2020
Sophie le Clue
As of 29th February 2019, COVID-2019 has stricken over 85,400 people in a matter of 2-3 months, resulting in the deaths of over 2,830. These numbers should be put into perspective against annual influenza, which according to the ...
Long Term Decarbonisation Strategy: Our SDC Public Engagement Response
January 7, 2020
In 2019, the government asked the Sustainable Development Council to host a public engagement to help set Hong Kong’s long-term decarbonisation strategy. One of HK 2050 is Now’s first deliverables was a submission to the ...
Collective Action on Climate for Hong Kong: HK 2050 is Now – A New Initiative
January 6, 2020
There is a growing realisation that the world must take much more ambitious and urgent action towards decarbonisation to avoid potentially irreversible consequences of climate change. Early action on a pathway to net zero ...
Size Matters! Know Your Fish
December 23, 2019
Steamed fish is a staple for Hong Kong families and a favoured dish among diners in Chinese restaurants. We are perfectionists when it comes to our fish. Every step involved in cooking a dish has to be carried out flawlessly; ...
A Recipe For Our Future Diet
November 6, 2019
A futuristic recipe perfect for warmer weather and stay-at-home flood days (only if you live on higher ground) Cook time: 11-31 years [2030-2050] Pre heat the oven: Below 2 degrees Celsius (Paris Climate Agreement) Serves: 8.5 ...
The Hong Kong Sustainable Seafood Coalition
July 24, 2019
Hong Kong Sustainable Seafood Coalition
For all seafood to be legal, traceable and biologically sustainable: The vision of the Hong Kong Sustainable Seafood Coalition When it comes to seafood, how do we know if it is sustainable? The answer might be more complex than ...
2018: Year in Review
June 27, 2019
Perhaps the seminal moment for all of us at ADM Capital Foundation in 2018 was the release of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report. This covered the impacts of global warming 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels. ...
Fantastic Fishes and Where to Find Them
June 27, 2019
Have you ever thought to go diving in Hong Kong? While it may not be considered the most popular scuba diving destination in Asia, its long coastline, rocky reefs and coral areas provide habitats to an enormous diversity and ...
The Pangolin Paradox
June 18, 2019
Sophie le Clue
Little known, massively trafficked and facing extinction because of the scales meant to protect it. The pangolin is a remarkable creature, not least because of its unusual biology and character, but also because despite being ...
Wildlife Crime Seminar (2.0): Tipping the Scales Against Hong Kong’s Illegal Wildlife Trade
January 22, 2019
On January 22, ADM Capital Foundation brought together members of the legal community, government, NGOs, as well as financial crime and wildlife investigators to share views on how to combat the trade in illegal wildlife products ...
Trading in Extinction: The Dark Side of Hong Kong’s Wildlife Trade
January 21, 2019
New report for the first time documents the scale and nature of wildlife trafficking in Hong Kong, highlighting serious and organized crime. Hong Kong’s illegal wildlife trade is contributing to a global extinction crisis. ...