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  1. Development of sustainable fisheries too slow to conserve shark population

    Posted Dec 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... is likely to be far too slow to effectively conserve shark populations in most parts of the world. Other actions will be necessary to conserve sharks. Furthermore, WWF believes that current ...

  2. One conservation area, two systems

    Posted Dec 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... There is no easy formula for conserving buildings with historical value, especially when they happen to lie in areas with high development potential. But the very different response to two high-profile projects- Central Market and Government Hill- provides food for thought. Both are part of the 'Conserving Central' project aimed at preserving heritage in the heart ...

  3. Shooters fly in the face of conservation

    Posted Dec 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... humans. More likely they will simply fly away in a desperate search for another home. So let us hope the planned patrols on the island by the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department ...

  4. HK needs overall plan to conserve heritage properties like Dragon Garden

    Posted Nov 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and post-war Chinese Renaissance estates? With government subsidies, the heritage properties could be properly conserved and managed, to be enjoyed by the public. This need not preclude owners from ... incentives. It is time to set some really good examples for heritage conservation and not narrowly define economic incentives as purely preservation-cum-development. Cynthia Lee Hong-yee, founder, ...

  5. Protest at CLP 'conservation' plan

    Posted Oct 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... knocked down to make way for residential blocks. Critics said the plan was the latest example of how developers launched questionable building projects on the pretence of heritage conservation ... than 20 residents in yesterday's rally. 'This is not a balance between conservation and development, as developers say.' What remains of the 70-year-old structure, including ...

  6. WWF seeks positive conservation outcome at Cheung Kong's wetland site

    Posted Oct 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Some people have called on WWF to abandon the Fung Lok Wai project; this call is more premised on being anti-developer than on conservation. WWF has held discussions with these groups but they offer no plan to conserve the site. WWF's involvement with a subsidiary of Cheung Kong (Holdings) is to advise on the establishment and management of a viable wetland habitat. ...

  7. Cameras put focus on wildlife conservation

    Posted Sep 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in Sichuan. Forty teenagers from Hong Kong and abroad on the Cathay Pacific Green Explorers programme, hiked to the conservation site last month where they installed the cameras. The study, first launched in June by Conservation International (CI), involves the monitoring of the pandas along a specially built wildlife 'corridor' where they can travel safely in the forest. ...

  8. Students to visit conservation sites

    Posted Jun 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cathay Pacific will take 40 students from 10 countries to learn first-hand about environmental conservation on the mainland. The eight-day 'Green Explorer' programme gives students a chance to visit various green project sites in Hong Kong and Sichuan . For example, students will learn about efforts to preserve giant pandas at the Daxiangling National Reserve. ...

  9. Organ transplant team aims to conserve resources

    Posted Aug 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Yuk-hang yukhang.ng@scmp.com Queen Mary Hospital will set up a special team to handle emergency organ transplants by the end of this year, in order to avoid seconding manpower from general wards and disrupting other scheduled services. A dozen doctors ...

  10. Conservation corridor in new Lamma plan

    Posted May 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng A new plan by the developer of the Baroque on Lamma residential project to create a 'conservation corridor' on low-value agricultural land while pressing ahead with its ... of the site is zoned as conservation area. It is close to a restricted breach at Sham Wan, a nesting ground for the endangered green turtle. The woodland is the habitat of an endangered tree frog, ...




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