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Ecology and Biodiversity

Knowledge Exchange (KE) and impact in Ecology & Biodiversity


The Research Division for Ecology & Biodiversity has a wide range of KE activities and various impact cases.


Details of the activities and cases could be found Here.

zebra near a pond
Given the high leverage of Hong Kong as a global hub in illegal wildlife trade (and the high volume of trade flowing through), there is considerable need to develop tools and stay in front of these illicit activities.
The conservation forensics group within DEB has developed analytical, monitoring, DNA and stable isotope tools to improve understanding of patterns and recommendations for interventions pertaining to illegal wildlife trade.
For details on Conservation forensics, please visit:
fishes in ocean
Research on the Humphead (Napoleon) Wrasse by Prof. Yvonne Sadovy has led to its protection and subsequent recovery of both the species and the diverse ecological communities and coral reefs they inhabit.
To know more on Napoleon fish, please visit Napoleon fish