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  1. 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. ...

  2. Pandas' Scottish voyage inspires book

    Posted Feb 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com The voyage of two of Scotland's most popular new residents has been immortalised in a children's book launched in Central yesterday by its best-selling Hong Kong author. The fictional tale of a panda with princess tend ...

  3. Ocean Park's exhibits send important conservation message

    Posted Feb 07th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and education programmes in Aqua City amounted to nearly HK$10 million. Many retail products at Aqua City have education and conservation messages. We also donate a percentage of proceeds from panda-related products to the Ocean Park Conservation Foundation, Hong Kong, to support panda habitat rebuilding efforts. Studies show that seeing and interacting with live animals creates an emotional ...

  4. 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. ...

  5. Who's who? Only their keeper can tell

    Posted Dec 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen Even to the trained eye, Tuan Tuan and Yuan Yuan look identical. The man who has seen more giant pandas than anyone else, Wei Fuwen, secretary general of the China Zoological Society, cannot tell them apart. Professor Wei prowled the treacher ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health - ASK THE DOCTORS

    Ask the doctors

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by DR WILSON CHONG

    ... Q: I'm 30 years old, but I still can't seem to swallow pills. How can I teach myself to do so, or what alternatives do I have? A: You are not alone. Many individuals have the same problem. It is usually not structural or functional. Find out wha ...

  7. Ocean Park claims credit for green sense

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... groups do. Tom Mehrmann (pictured) said the conservation message Ocean Park delivered to its more than five million visitors a year was 'far more effective, far more important, than anything ... Ocean Park justifies wild capture on the basis that the benefits of conservation education outweigh the negative impact of capture, saying exit polls at the park show that nearly all its ...

  8. 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. ...

  9. Panda experts prepare mate for Ying Ying

    Posted Apr 19th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng In the next few months, giant panda Ying Ying will get her pick of any stud. But Le Le, her partner at Ocean Park, will not be one of them. Ying Ying is expected to be in heat soon but, with Le Le not yet sexually mature, experts from Ocean Par ...

  10. 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 ...




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