Marine Life A girl and her family picking
up rubbish on the shore.
Written by: Reporter Mark Ngai
Everyone can see that touch of a finger can kill a
Hong Kong’s water is coral. There are hundreds Most of the reefs in the
polluted with rubbish. of living things inside a world are already destroyed
Hong Kong people can see coral. That is why you by trawling, oil spills or
rubbish floating in the don’t touch it. over fishing.
water with a naked eye.
In Hong Kong if you buy To have shark fin soup you
Every year the Hong Kong fresh fish freshly caught will have to cut the shark’s
waters are getting a bit from the sea be careful fin off then leave it to die.
better. Every day near the because of the fish’s blood There are too many people
pier you could see people might be brown caused by having shark fin soup at
throwing cans and bottles the pollution. banquets. A scientist said
in the sea. that sharks reproduce too
In Hong Kong, there are 16 slowly.
Did you know that once a places only to keep flushed
ship carrying cargo was toilet water out of the sea Every creature in the ocean
trying to get to the by putting huge gates. That you kill is extremely
destination quickly, and cut is part of polluting too. precious. So take care of
off a corner of the Great our oceans, tell generations
Barrier Reef? That is how WWF, World Wide Fund after generations not to
harmful humans are. for Nature has been trying destroy the oceans
to make a zone called “No
Don’t go diving and Take Zone”. It is a place
touching everything you where fishermen are not
see, because with just a allowed to go fishing.