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Hope Spots are special places that are scientifically identified as critical to the health of the ocean. Our Hope Spots are championed by local conservationists whom we support with communications, expeditions and scientific advisory.
The Southern Waters of Hong Kong are a unique, highly connected enclave in the South China Sea. The designated area across South Lantau, Soko Islands, South Lamma, Aberdeen, Po Toi and Cape D’Aguilar is home to rare endemic species including finless porpoises, sea turtles, horseshoe crabs, as well as the iconic Chinese white dolphins. Southern Hong Kong possesses exceptional biodiversity and lies within the historical migratory route for whales (e.g. minke, humpback, brydes and gray whales) and dolphins (bottlenose dolphins, risso dolphins), sea turtles, and squids.
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