Hong Kong’s oceans are key to the city’s history and identity. But they still hold surprises, from the marine biodiversity to traditional oyster farming. There are also unexpected threats, like abandoned fishing gear that pose a danger to ocean life. Join journalist Laurel Chor as she learns how the ocean is vital to Hong Kong’s soul – and how people are protecting it.

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Client The Swire Group Charitable Trust
Featuring NatGeo Explorer Laurel Chor
NatGeo; Maria Chan, Dimitri Kevgas, Patrik Wallner
Production House Carbon HK
Directed by Tereza Tan
Production by Cherry Ng
DP by Dion Chou & co.
Additional DP (intro, b-roll & aerials) Patrik Wallner
Audio: Dominic Yip & co.
Post Production by Carbon Team