Preserving biodiversity and functional ecosystems plays an important role in sustaining a high quality of life for the people of Hong Kong. We have a demonstrable duty of care to avoid and minimise adverse impacts on biodiversity during the operation and development of HKIA. As such, we have developed the HKIA Biodiversity Strategy to ensure a structured approach to biodiversity management, and to support Hong Kong’s first Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan introduced by the HKSAR Government in December 2016.
Our Strategy serves as a framework for conserving biodiversity at and around HKIA and identifies the key priorities for action, mainly in the following three key focus areas.
Mitigation and enhancement measures adopted for the three-runway system (3RS) project. These include:
We also supported Ocean Park Conservation Foundation Hong Kong for the development of a CWD conservation research framework and action plan.
Ant and moth study : Monitoring of terrestrial non-native insect species in Hong Kong conducted by The University of Hong Kong. The objectives of the study are:
Signed up to the “Say No to Shark Fin Pledge” organised by Hong Kong Shark Foundation and updated AAHK’s Sustainable Dining Policy.