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  1. Art and nature united

    Posted Jan 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zoe Mak Corals are probably best known for forming the beautiful Great Barrier Reef in Australia. But in Asia, the marine organisms are admired for a very different reason. Red, or precious, corals are found in deep waters around the mainland, Taiwan and ...

  2. Jewels of the sea

    Posted Nov 14th 2008, 12:00am by Susan Ramsay

    ... Compiled by Susan Ramsay Coral reefs might look like plants but they are made up of many tiny creatures. The Great Barrier Reef, in Australia, is the only living thing that can be seen from space Unscramble these letters to find the names of creatures who ...

  3. Hoi Ha corals recovering as number of predators declines

    Posted Feb 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Drop in sea urchins and snails a boon to marine park Corals in Hoi Ha Marine Park that had been damaged by a surge in the number of sea urchins that fed on them had recovered significantly, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Depart ...

  4. Coral

    Posted Jan 25th 2010, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... Compiled by Chris King Living organism Not so long ago, people thought corals were a kind of plant that grew in the sea. But in the 18th century a scientist used a microscope to look at corals. He realised that corals were actually a kind of animal. They ...

  5. Jewellery designer turns precious coral into a moneyspinner

    Posted Oct 16th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Phoebe Cheng. They are marine treasures you're not supposed to touch on diving trips, but designer Francois Loffredo has made a career turning coral into valuable jewellery. The Italian opened hi ...

  6. talk back

    Posted Jun 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Q Should we be worried about the performance of teachers in the English benchmark tests? English teachers need a high standard of language proficiency. I believe, however, that the benchmark tests are flawed and need overhauling. If the pass rates for lis ...

  7. Coral riches 'need protection'

    Posted Apr 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai An expert says marine parks must be expanded after a survey uncovers numerous new species An expert has called for the expansion of Hong Kong's marine parks after a survey revealed that local waters boast 84 species of hard coral- a th ...

  8. Coral reefs

    Posted Jun 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Compiled by Diane Anderson About coral Coral heads are made up of many small animals called polyps. These animals live in shells. They can be as small as the head of a pin, or as wide as 30cm. Food Corals need sunlight to make food. They only live as far ...

  9. Science & Technology 2008

    Posted Dec 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Compiled by Wong Yat-hei Mars Lander In July, Nasa's Phoenix Mars Lander detected water on the surface of Mars, proving scientists' speculations correct. The spacecraft was launched in August last year and landed on Mars in May this year. Over t ...

  10. Healthy state of coral attests to water quality

    Posted Aug 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chester Yung Water quality in the northeast of Hong Kong is good enough to host 84 hard-coral species- about 10 per cent of the world's total- a marine conservation expert said yesterday. However, the sea's rising temperature is turning the cora ...




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