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“It’s as if human beings and nature have been dating for tens of thousands of years, but we’ve always taken her for granted and never respected her.” Reflecting on his relationship with the environment, Hong Kong’s very own Keep Clean Ambassador Ah Tak challenges viewers to rethink their everyday actions and habits, such as staycation, while debuting his latest love song for the environment.
In 2016, Ah Tak was appointed by the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department Hong Kong as the official mascot. Since then, he has been dedicating his life to promoting love and respect for the environment. It is reported that he remains single due to his strong devotion to his career.
This talk was part of the TEDxTongChongSt COUNTDOWN. ACTION. NOW. virtual event on Oct. 15, 2020. COUNTDOWN is TED’s global initiative to accelerate solutions to the climate crisis. The goal: to build a better future by cutting greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030, in the race to a zero-carbon world. Born and raised in Hong Kong, Ah Tak is a dinosaur-like creature in green who speaks Cantonese. In 2016, Ah Tak took the role as the official mascot of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department Hong Kong. Since then, he has been dedicating his life to preaching the messages of environmental hygiene. It is reported that he remains single due to his strong devotion to his career. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx