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Plan to Create 25 Islands in Hong Kong Draws Fire from Environmental Groups

Matt Ball on May 28, 2012 - in Planning

Planners talk of creating 25 islands and waterfront extensions of hundreds of hectares each. They would dump concrete in the sea to join up islands where weekend sailors see porpoises and turtles, and wipe out natural pebble and sand beaches. The plan is part of a broader aim to create 1,500 hectares of land to provide homes and land space for millions more people.

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