Li Jing

Li Jing is a freelance writer covering environmental and climate issues. She was a visiting journalist fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford, and senior reporter at the South China Morning Post and China Daily.

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Diving for Conservation in the Pearl River Delta

By Li Jing 2018-10-05 14:24:00

Keen scuba diver Deng Lingzi regularly drives over 50 kilometres from downtown Shenzhen to Dapeng Bay to dive in waters so murky that visibility seldom extends beyond a few metres. It is very different from the clear waters teeming with coral and reef fish that made her fall in love with diving on trips to Southeast Asia. Yet, like other volunteers with Dive for Love, a local non-governmental organisation (NGO), Deng feels it’s worth it to restore the coral reefs harmed by pollution spewing from the vast...

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