66-year-old Harry Chan tells HKFP that he is fighting an endless battle against marine trash. Chan and his scuba diver team have been voluntarily collecting fishing debris and litter around Hong Kong’s seabeds.

As part of our Hong Kong Humans series, Christy Kan speaks to him – and his wife – about the risks of deep-sea litter picking.

Harry Chan.

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Christy Kan

Christy Kan is a freelance journalist based in Hong Kong who just completed her journalism master at the University of Hong Kong. She interned at Coconuts Hong Kong and Mizzima Media in Yangon, Myanmar during her postgraduate period. She is interested in covering human rights, wildlife conservation, and arts and culture stories.