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  1. Students can be role models in energy conservation

    Posted Aug 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to promote conservation among students. The schools keep the temperature at 25 degrees Celsius and turn off the lights and air-conditioning when a room is empty. Teachers and parents should try ... adults may like the idea of conserving energy, but in reality they find themselves so worn down with the responsibilities of work and providing for a family that they become lazy regarding energy ...

  2. Teaching conservation and funding research projects are priorities

    Posted Jan 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... feeling of what they can do in terms of recycling and conservation, that's great. Then they will do the things that help conservation,' chief executive Tom Mehrmann said. Through the Ocean Park Conservation Foundation Hong Kong, the park seeks to ensure the survival of the giant panda and other animals, including whales, dolphins, birds, reptiles and Asian amphibians. ...

  3. Panda tale

    Posted Feb 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Sarah Brennan's The Tale of Chester Choi tells the story of a lonely dragon. In 2007, when she wrote the story, little did the Australian author know that her children's book would spawn a popular series featuring animals from the C ...

  4. Endangered monkeys make move to Ocean Park

    Posted Apr 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... to the broader conservation message.' The drive to bring the monkeys to Hong Kong was led by Jiang Chu, deputy director general of Sichuan's forestry department, who hopes the people ... years under human care. The Jockey Club has pledged HK$5 million over the next three years for conservation education at the park for 30,000 poor children. ...

  5. Stripped to the bear bones

    Posted Mar 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jason Gagliardi in Bangkok Unless you live under a rock, you have probably heard that Hong Kong's famed pandas, Le Le and Ying Ying, were recently feeling frisky, batting big black goo-goo eyes at each other and looking to get jiggy among the bamboo ...

  6. Left in their love nest

    Posted Feb 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Ocean Park's giant panda exhibit will be closed until tomorrow. They want to give Ying Ying and Le Le more privacy. Veterinarians discovered that Ying Ying, the six-year-old female, was in heat. Her mate, Le Le, is also sexually mature. ...

  7. Wild animals can feed themselves

    Posted Feb 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... In Hong Kong, there are many wild animals such as cats, dogs and monkeys. Some live in the mountains while other live by the side of the road. Some people might think it is sad that there is no one to take care of them. Therefore, they regularly feed the ...

  8. It's a big cuddly bear, isn't it?

    Posted Dec 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen In English it is always known as a giant panda but Chinese on both sides of the Taiwan Strait are still divided over what to call the animal they adore the most. Mainland people call it xiong mao, or 'bear-cat'. In Taiwan it is mao ...

  9. Two baby pandas on Ocean Park wish list

    Posted Apr 26th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan They were Beijing's post-handover 'precious gift' to Hong Kong, luxuriating in an $80 million home, feted by thousands of fans and adored by visiting mainland dignitaries. But with Jia Jia and An An lumbering towards their twili ...

  10. Sleepy, lost appetite... there could be a baby panda on the way

    Posted May 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com A giant panda at Taipei Zoo is showing signs of pregnancy and could give birth in July. Yuan Yuan, sent to Taiwan along with her mate Tuan Tuan as a gift from Beijing in 2008, has recently lost her appetite ...




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