Interactive murals across Hong Kong aim to boost support for bill to combat wildlife trafficking

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  • South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Interactive murals across Hong Kong aim to boost support for bill to combat wildlife trafficking” – below is their description.

    Murals featuring the most-trafficked animals in Hong Kong are being splashed across the city. The augmented reality (AR) art is part of a campaign to raise awareness for a proposed law that seeks to prosecute suspected illegal wildlife traffickers under the city’s Organised and Serious Crimes Ordinance. Advocates say passage of the law would deter criminal syndicates from using Hong Kong as a hub for the illegal wildlife trade.

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