Riding the Sails of Fishermen’s Tales
The changing culture of Aberdeen’s fishing community is being recorded and preserved in a new project launched through HKU. Fishermen are also being trained to make a living from their heritage.
Ageing out of the Box
It is possible to find a sustainable way to care for our greying population, argues Professor Terry Lum, who is leading several large projects toward this end. Asian values and empowerment are at the core of his vision.
The Hong Kong Oyster (Crassostrea hongkonggensis) is tasty and highly nutritious and has also helped to clean and enrich our deep bay waters. Yet the local oyster industry is under threat. Scientists at HKU’s Swire Institute of Marine Science are now getting behind this home-grown shellfish.