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  1. 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', ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - WILDLIFE

    Hong Kong's iconic pink dolphins are disappearing fast

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry, Hazel Knowles

    ... Iconic pink dolphins are disappearing fast Hong Kong's iconic pink dolphins are disappearing at an unprecedented rate, experts say. They warn the animals could vanish altogether from the city's waters unless pollution and disruption to the marine environment are checked. Figures due next month will show a major decline in the number of pink dolphins- also known as Chinese white ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - WILDLIFE

    Hong Kong must act to save pink dolphins, conservationists say

    Posted May 11th 2013, 08:27pm by Simon Parry, Hazel Knowles

    ... pink dolphins' Leading conservation groups have called on the government to take urgent action to save Hong Kong's pink dolphin population from the twin threats of pollution and reclamation. WWF Hong Kong called for an interdepartmental task force to be set up to find ways to save the dolphin population and for steps to be taken to halt reclamation projects they fear could ...

  5. Sokos plan is but one more assault on dolphins' habitat

    Posted Jan 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... While WWF has urged the public to fight for the Chinese white dolphin by signing its petition against a liquefied natural gas terminal on the Sokos, neither it nor anyone else ... Power's Sokos proposal will not damage the habitat of the Chinese white dolphin ('A gas terminal poses no threat to dolphins', January 23). I also note that a story the day before ...

  6. Young artists express alarm on white dolphins' pollution plight

    Posted Aug 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their bags and leave. Others fall ill and are rescued by children who try desperately to find them a doctor. These are the lives of Chinese white dolphins as depicted by Hong Kong schoolchildren in a drawing competition that attracted 7,000 entries. So Wing-tung, eight, who won the junior division with her drawing of the pollution-plagued dolphin family, said the marine mammals' plight ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - WILDLIFE

    Work on delta bridge linked to expected decline in dolphin numbers

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by Hazel Knowles, Simon Parry

    ... Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge for a continuing steep decline in the number of pink dolphins in Hong Kong waters. The average number of pink dolphins- also known as Chinese white dolphins- in Hong Kong waters has ... a conservation programme for Chinese white dolphins since 2001 and plans to designate more marine parks for them. ...

  8. Fewer dolphins found in area

    Posted Jun 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com A marine conservationist says the plight of the Chinese white dolphin may worsen because the number of the threatened marine mammals seen in Hong Kong waters has fallen by more than a half in seven years. All three key dolphin concentrations- west, northwest and northeast Lantau- saw declines of varying extents. The northeast, near the Brother ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - WILDLIFE

    Video of grieving pink dolphin mother underscores plight of disappearing species

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry, Hazel Knowles

    ... as Chinese white dolphins or pink dolphins because of the change in their skin colour as they grow older. Their abundance- or the number of them in Hong Kong waters at any given time- fell from 158 ... or determine its cause of death." The statement went on: "Since 2001, the government has implemented a conservation programme for the Chinese White Dolphins in Hong Kong … comprising ...

  10. There's still hope for dolphins

    Posted Feb 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The weather was dreary, but the Chinese white dolphins were having the time of their lives. Cherished by locals and tourists, the fun-loving dolphin has long been seen as a symbol of Hong Kong. ... species. About 2,500 Chinese white dolphins live in the Pearl River Delta, among which 100 to 250 call northern Lantau home. On the day of the trip, researcher Leszek Karczmarski described ...




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