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  1. Jane Goodall and post-event thoughts

    Posted Sep 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... About the conference The Roots and Shoots Asia Pacific Youth Summit, organised last month by Roots & Shoots Hong Kong, aimed to make youngsters from around Asia more aware of some of the urgent issues facing our planet and create a momentum that would ...

  2. Whale looking lively

    Posted Mar 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok The humpback whale that has attracted the city's attention was spotted off the Po Toi Islands yesterday afternoon. Samuel Hung Ka-yiu, director of the Hong Kong Cetacean Research Project, said it was acting in a lively manner and resurfaced frequently. A group of sightseers in canoes who were getting close to the 10 metre, highly endangered mammal were stopped ...

  3. News - Asia - WHALING

    US judge labels anti-whaling group ‘pirates’

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 04:29pm by Agence France-Presse in Los Angeles

    ... being slaughtered. Japan’s Institute of Cetacean Research and others are pursuing legal action in the United States, seeking an injunction against their activities on the high seas. In its ruling Monday, the Ninth Circuit court overturned a US district judge’s ruling and allowed the Institute of Cetacean Research to pursue their action against the anti-whaling group. The plaintiffs ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Stranded dolphin dies after being rescued from Tung Wan beach

    Posted May 19th 2014, 05:07am by Phila Siu

    ... there have been more than 229 cases of cetaceans becoming stranded in Hong Kong waters. In March, 2014, the carcass of a 10.8-metre whale was found off Hung Shek Mun, in Plover Cove Country Park, ...

  5. Dolphin study offers sonar insight

    Posted Jun 13th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Ocean Park has deepened our understanding of how dolphins recognise shapes and objects by both sight and sound, according to researchers. After about five years of training, Ginsan, a male Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin, is able to match an ob ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Scientist swimming against the tide: Dr Samuel Hung

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 05:06am by Ernest Kao

    ... Hung is perhaps the most oft-quoted expert on cetaceans in Hong Kong and one of few willing to openly criticise the government and large corporations for failing to protect what he sees as one ... to be rejected]." But some have criticised him for biting the only hand that feeds him. Through his Cetacean Research Project, Hung helps the government to collate data and surveys on pink dolphins in Hong ...

  7. Hervey Bay

    Posted Nov 25th 2007, 12:00am by Christina Pfeiffer

    ... with Christina Pfeiffer Sail with whales, gorge on seafood, fly a trike- this Queensland town will appeal to a multitude of tastes. 1. Meet the whales (below, top right) The tag 'whale-watching capital of the world' is perfectly suited to Hervey ...

  8. Finding Nemo hard to take after 500 repeat viewings

    Posted Feb 28th 2004, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo A science buff, LoDown likes to pick holes in Hollywood movies like Finding Nemo, especially when he has had to watch it 500 times because his three-year-old son is obsessed with turtles. I thought I found a big gap in the cartoon movie- in c ...

  9. News - World - NATURE

    Cuvier’s beaked whale tracked spending over two hours underwater

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 11:00pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Whales prove they are champions of deep diving If there were a gold medal for cetacean diving, it undoubtedly would go to the Cuvier's beaked whale. Scientists said on Wednesday they tracked these medium-sized whales off the coast of California using satellite-linked tags as the creatures dived down nearly three kilometres and spent two hours and 17 ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Opening another zoo will send wrong message to children

    Posted May 05th 2014, 03:01am by LETTERS

    ... butterfly species. It is home to many native birds, reptiles, amphibians and mammals. This includes two resident cetaceans, the Chinese white dolphin and the finless porpoise. As educators we should ...




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