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  1. Workers suddenly on endangered list

    Posted Mar 15th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Conservation workers at Mai Po- home to 72 per cent of Hong Kong's bird species and rare migratory breeds such as the black-faced spoonbill- face an uncertain future if the enforced closure of the wetland continues, the reserve's manager has warned. Lew Young said the lack of clarity over the length of the closure was making tour groups cancel trips planned long ...

  2. Mai Po birdwatchers get a new place to hide

    Posted Jan 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Reserve manager Lew Young. The reserve is home to over 380 bird species, many of which are migratory species that either winter at Mai Po or pass by on their way to warmer climates in the south. ...

  3. Closure unfair, says Mai Po boss

    Posted Dec 24th 2007, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui WWF Hong Kong has accused the government of treating the Mai Po nature reserve unfairly. The criticism came after it temporarily closed the reserve two weeks ago- the third time in three years- following the discovery of a dead wild bird infected with H5N1 outside the reserve. Reserve manager Lew Young said that apart from the closure of the Bird Garden in Mong Kok for 18 ...

  4. Decision to close parks baffles WWF

    Posted Mar 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... tours in Hong Kong and Kowloon parks have been cancelled while the parks remain open to thousands of commuters and visitors,' Mai Po reserve manager Lew Young said. He said that while ...

  5. Oil spills found in nature reserve

    Posted Aug 20th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... were covered with oil-absorbing fabric while water samples were taken for testing. The reserve's manager, Lew Young, suspected the oil was dumped into a stream outside the reserve ...

  6. Birdwatchers seek cheep thrills as fog descends on competition

    Posted Mar 12th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... of lifting until at least this afternoon. But Lew Young, reserve manager for WWF Hong Kong's Mai Po nature reserve- the beneficiary of the event's fundraising- said the weather need ...

  7. Shenzhen mangrove forest under threat

    Posted Dec 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at City University, said the size of the mangrove forest on the Hong Kong side had expanded in recent years and that there was no evidence the Mai Po nature reserve was under threat. But Lew ...

  8. Stray dogs and pollution pose threat to spoonbills

    Posted Mar 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... which might make the birds feel threatened and hence force them to leave. Mai Po reserve manager Lew Young agreed the stray dogs were a problem. 'We have seen the dogs chasing ducks. We ...

  9. Mai Po wants review of bird-flu shutdowns

    Posted Feb 27th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... manager Lew Young yesterday said a meeting would be held early next month with the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department and the Food and Health Bureau to discuss the closure ...

  10. Shenzhen mangroves dying; Mai Po could be next

    Posted Feb 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... sources of pollutants immediately and ensure sewage treatment plants across the border operate properly. Mai Po reserve manager Lew Young said that once heavy metals entered the food chain, birds ...




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