Seven square meters of a HK oyster reef can filter up to one Olympic swimming pool of water in a single day — ScienceDaily

New research produced jointly by The Swire Institute of Marine Science (SWIMS), Faculty of Science, The University of Hong Kong (HKU), and The Nature Conservancy (TNC), published recently in the scientific journal Restoration Ecology, shows the enormous potential of restoring lost oyster reefs, bringing significant environmental benefits. Benefits of oyster reefs Hong Kong was once […]

Olympic officials ‘very confident’ that next year’s games in Tokyo will have spectators

Officials with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) are “very confident” that next year’s summer games can take place with spectators in the stadiums, according to news reports.  On Monday (Nov. 16), IOC President Thomas Bach cited the prospect of a COVID-19 vaccine as well as improvements in rapid testing as reasons for the committee’s confidence, […]