10-07-2014 10:28 AM | China

Put the land back in Hong Kong farmers' hands

Hong Kong has long branded itself "Asia's world city", with some justification. It was ranked first in Ernst and Young's 2012 Globalisation Index, and leads the world in the trend towards greater integration of goods and services, technology and capital.

Its resource consumption is equally globalised. With an ecological footprint 150 times greater than its carrying capacity, it is essentially living off the natural resources of other countries. But if everyone in the world were to lead the same lifestyle, we would need the equivalent of 2.6 earths to meet our needs.
Full Story : South China Morning Post