Protecting Sites of Ecological Value: A Guide for Decision-makers

This paper aims to assist the decision-makers and admiistrators responsible for protecting Hong Kong’s biodiversity. It does so by setting out the purpose of the protected areas network, creating a simple framework that identifies the broader context and sets out the specific details needed to make informed decisions about conservation.

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Following the above guide, a checklist is also designed to assist decision makers to assess the biodiversity value of a study area. It also aims to set the decision about a given site in the context of the wider plans for conservation of biodiversity in Hong Kong. | Download checklist |