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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Experts slam lack of novel ideas to protect white dolphins from third runway construction

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 04:18am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... with "out-of-the-box ideas" to protect the threatened Chinese white dolphin during construction of the proposed third runway. They were speaking on the last of three days' scrutiny ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Government advisers express exasperation at Chek Lap Kok officials' lack of fresh thinking on protecting dolphins if third runway is built ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1576255/experts-slam-lack-novel-ideas-protect-white-dolphins-third-runway
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    How to test the waters for dolphins

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... of the ways under consideration for boosting land supply. But at least three proposed sites- Siu Ho Wan and Sunny Bay, both in northern Lantau, and Lung Kwu Tan in Tuen Mun- may threaten Chinese white ... the waters for dolphins The city may perform "virtual reclamation" to gauge the effects on endangered marine species of creating new land in the western waters. The idea, floated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1196570/how-test-waters-dolphins
  3. Comment - Letters

    Designate marine park now to save dolphins' habitat

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:29am by LETTERS

    ... Designate marine park now to save dolphins' habitat I refer to the advert which appeared in the South China Morning Post on August 6 (“Effective measures to conserve Chinese white ... the misleading impression that the three-runway system poses no existential threat to the Chinese white dolphin population, when the opposite is the case. It claims the proposed three-runway-system ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1573199/designate-marine-park-now-save-dolphins-habitat
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Nature needs a voice in Hong Kong to protect Chinese white dolphins

    Posted May 18th 2013, 12:00am by MICHAEL LAU

    ... Michael Lau Michael Lau says the plight of the Chinese white dolphin in Hong Kong waters shows how development continues to take priority over conservation, with ecologists' views ... processes on development in Hong Kong seems to have weakened. As an example, take the Chinese white dolphin, an apex predator and an indicator of the health of the marine environment. We have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1239930/nature-needs-voice-hong-kong-protect-chinese-white-dolphins
  5. White dolphin found on a beach was 'murdered', say Lamma locals

    Posted Apr 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai A Chinese white dolphin was found dead on a rocky beach on northern Lamma Island yesterday, a rope knotted around its tail. Some residents of the island, who were clearly ... to have been about 20 years old. It is thought to have been dead for about a week given the state of its decomposed body. It is the fourth Chinese white dolphin found dead so far this year. Last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/451521/white-dolphin-found-beach-was-murdered-say-lamma-locals
  6. Banking on DNA to save the Chinese white dolphin

    Posted Jan 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com The battle to save the endangered Chinese white dolphin received a boost yesterday with the launch of a DNA database aimed at improving long-term conservation ... a beloved and iconic part of Hong Kong marine life and everyone- tourists, locals- wants to see the Chinese white dolphin,' Ocean Park chairman Allan Zeman said. Dubbed a 'DNA bank', ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/990238/banking-dna-save-chinese-white-dolphin
  7. Comment - Letters

    Airport Authority must take lead setting up reserves for dolphins

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:54am by LETTERS

    ... airport's proposed third runway, I felt dismayed that any realistically valuable efforts to protect the Chinese white dolphins were not put forward. The council's comment that there was no "thinking out of the box" for solutions was spot on. Instead of focusing on the dolphins during construction, the consultants suggested the creation of a park once the damage has been done. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1581583/airport-authority-must-take-lead-setting-reserves-dolphins
  8. White dolphins battle for survival

    Posted Jul 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yang Xu Chinese white dolphins in the Pearl River Delta are threatened by overfishing, pollution and the large number of ships that pass through this stretch of sea every day. The World ... them to the edge of extinction, the charity organisation said. The WWF estimates there are 186 Chinese white dolphins in Hong Kong waters. One white dolphin eats an average of about 10kg ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/462018/white-dolphins-battle-survival
  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Third runway decision on hold over dolphin habitat concerns

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... and effective measures to mitigate the project's impact on the threatened Chinese white dolphin habitat would be. If the study is approved and the HK$130 billion project is given the go-ahead, some ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Airport officials' measures to protect dolphins during building of third airstrip 'unconvincing', says subcommittee studying impact ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577141/government-advisers-hold-back-giving-nod-third-runway
  10. Comment - Letters

    Endangered dolphins deserve better than flawed airport report

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 04:25am by LETTERS

    ... Endangered dolphins deserve better than flawed airport report "Dolphins v Development" has become the overarching focus of the controversial struggle raging over Chek Lap Kok airport's proposed third runway: just how much of a threat the development poses to the habitat of Chinese white dolphins and other marine life and land-based organisms in the area. As a group ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1575027/endangered-dolphins-deserve-better-flawed-airport-report

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