Laurel Chor

Laurel Chor is an award-winning journalist and National Geographic Young Explorer. She is currently an international producer for VICE News Tonight, a nightly show on HBO. A lifelong nature lover, she’s the founder of the Hong Kong Explorers Initiative, which encourages people to explore and appreciate the city’s wild side, and has given many talks on Hong Kong’s biodiversity. In 2013, Dr. Jane Goodall appointed her as the ambassador for the Jane Goodall Institute in Hong Kong.

She is on the advisory board of the HK Shark Foundation and has previously worked on western lowland gorilla conservation in the Central African Republic, Chinese white dolphin research in Hong Kong, and an undercover documentary on the ivory trade in the Democratic Republic of Congo. She also played in the 2017 Rugby World Cup as a member of the first Hong Kong team to ever qualify for the tournament.