KFBG Blog
Inappropriate assistance may do more harm than good
Animal Stories
Everyday nestlings' feathers will grow and become more dense, eventually the wing feathers are formed and they are ready to learn how to fly. Much like human children learning to walk, they may stumb...
A Day to “Bee” Aware
A Better World
On World Bee Day today, let's bee” grateful for this humble food-producing animal which has been benefiting humanity, plants and the planet for centuries. By spreading pollen amongst flowers, b...
How to feed a booming population sustainably?
China Eco Tales
Rice has a constant presence on Chinese dinner tables. As our population expands and arable land decreases, we need to grow more with less land to meet our demand for this best-loved staple. The Kado...
Weaver Birds – Nature’s Top Architects
China Eco Tales
The weaver bird family (Ploceidae) is widely recognized as one of nature's top architects for its 118 species' talent in creating intricately woven nests. Their masterpieces of a home are a rival to a...
Spring is in the air for the King of snakes
Animal Stories
On 6 May, two young adult King Cobras (Ophiophagus hannah) were spotted by our Chairperson, Mr Andrew McAulay, on the Kwun Yum Shan hillside. In this rare opportunity he was able to watch what was mo...
Say NO to mercy release on Buddha’s Birthday – and 5 ways to help protect wildlife
Animal Stories
Mercy release practices are undertaken by some Buddhists in gaining blessings and good karma through the act of helping animals. This seemingly kind gesture to free animals into the wild can in fact ...
Coronavirus is the voice of the Earth
A Better World
By Dr. Satish Kumar, Editor Emeritus, Resurgence & Ecologist What lessons can we learn from this crisis? The year 2020 will be remembered as the year of Covid-19. The year of social distancing, lo...
Critically endangered turtles leave their temporary home at Kadoorie Farm
Animal Stories
In February 2020, two groups of turtles originally seized from illegal trade were rehomed to join international conservation programmes. Thirteen critically endangered Elongated Tortoises (Indotestud...
Earth Day Communique - 22nd April 2020
A Better World
By Vandana Shiva Making Peace with the Earth The Covid-19 pandemic is a Planetary wakeup call from the Earth to humanity.It reminds us that we are one with the Earth, not separate from it, that we ar...
No Half Measures – Close Down Wildlife Markets and Illegal Trade
Animal Stories
My recent article about bats and the Covid-19 (https://bit.ly/2UX17CX) provided some facts about the relationship between coronaviruses and these flying mammals. This is a follow up article which I f...