Hong Kong’s poor tree-growing environment a ‘fundamental issue’ in typhoon hit, says expert

A Hong Kong tree expert has blamed poor growing conditions in the city after super typhoon Mangkhut knocked down more than 10,000 trees. Jim Chi-yung, research chair professor of geography & environmental science at the Education University of Hong Kong, said the number was “shocking.” “After typhoon Hato’s hit last year, many weak trees should […]