WORLD What began as a student sit-in in Hong Kong has snowballed into an enormous protest as as police responded with tear gas, pepper spray, and rubber bullets. Here’s what you need to know so far. (New York Magazine) Use our resources to learn more about the Occupy movement and one of China’s “Special administrative regions,” Hong Kong. Discussion Ideas What is “Occupy Central” and why … Continue reading What’s Going On in Hong Kong?
This blog post is written by Laurel Chor, National Geographic Young Explorer. We’re sharing National Geographic staff and friends’ stories about nature to celebrate the Great Nature Project. To share your own nature photos of plants and animals with National Geographic, visit greatnatureproject.org. Did you know that Hong Kong has pink dolphins in its waters? Or that there are over 2000 wild macaques roaming its forests? Up … Continue reading #GreatNature: The Jungle of Hong Kong—Explorers Wanted