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  1. Only conservation can save fishing industry

    Posted Oct 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... appetite for fresh seafood. Yet, the regrettable truth is that this city has not been looking after its precious fisheries resources as well as it should. Our fishermen's aggressive ways and lack of investment in conservation have combined to deplete the bulk of the fish stocks in local waters. So far, the only attempts to address the problem have come from the government, which ...

  2. China can show world how to conserve water

    Posted Jun 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... dwindling water resources by petroleum byproducts. China can offer trade, aid and investment to other countries to secure oil supplies. Keeping enough clean water flowing at home is a more troubling ... painted by officials is what claims attention. The country's top water-resources official dismissed hopes that the massive Three Gorges Dam and ambitious water-diversion projects will relieve ...

  3. Hot issue, cold reality

    Posted Aug 04th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... The frozen continent's delicate environment is protected until 2048, but a world hungry for resources is eager to dive in despite scientific protests, writes Nick Squires ... of 3,600 metres and are about 100 metres away from breaking through the last section of ice to the water beneath. There are grave concerns among international Antarctic experts that Lake Vostok ...

  4. Don't waste the Earth's precious resources

    Posted Aug 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Forests have been changing into deserts because trees are being cut down at a rapid rate. If we keep destroying the forests, the Earth will no longer be a suitable place for us to live ... the Earth's precious resources. Making sure that we don't waste paper is a good point, and something that we can all begin doing. The same can be said for electricity- we don't need to run ...

  5. First giant cruise ship to sail for Antarctica

    Posted Sep 04th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Conservation groups have expressed growing alarm about the size of some cruise ships. 'With larger ships you have a higher potential for marine pollution,' Miriam Geitz, WWF's tourism ... Nick Squires in Sydney A giant cruise ship will become the first big passenger liner to venture into Antarctic waters, changing the face of tourism in one of the world's last ...

  6. New study takes aim at dolphin pollution threat

    Posted Apr 10th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... by the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) at the end of last year. Using tissue samples from live dolphins, the research aims to investigate the long-term impact of environmental contaminants on the mammals' health. AFCD's senior marine conservation officer Joseph Sham Chun-hung said the department has been studying this rare dolphin for the last 10 years to help ...

  7. Our intellectual failure to use world resources responsibly

    Posted Nov 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... figured out how to use our resources in a conscientious manner. Dr Goodall described, during her lecture, how her research and focus has changed over the past decades. Deforestation has claimed ... to be replaced by barren land. She drove home a familiar message, one that many of us have grown up with, only to either reject as futile or disregard completely. That is, we should conserve and take ...

  8. Conservation fight looms over Soko Islands

    Posted Jul 12th 2006, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... of vessels in the busy Ma Wan Channel. Anticipating an outcry by green groups against the Soko plan, CLP is understood to have offered to build a marine exclusion zone to preserve marine life, in place of a 2001 government plan that earmarked the area as a marine park. But environmentalists rejected the idea, saying it was just a ruse to keep the public away from the LNG terminal. ...

  9. Students 'swim' with dolphins

    Posted Apr 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The pair were among six Swims students who won sponsorship from the Ocean Park Conservation Foundation (OPCF) for a marine mammal conservation trip to Cambodia. The other four students joined a 13-day Marine Mammal Stranding Network, co-organised by the Fisheries Department of Cambodia, to obtain first-hand information on the status of marine mammal conservation in the area. ...

  10. Endangered species on the rise: report

    Posted May 15th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh Two out of every five species assessed by scientists are threatened with extinction, according to the 2006 World Conservation Union (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species. ... of everyone with the power and resources to act.' Polar bears are about to become one of the most notable casualties of global warming. The impact of climate change is increasingly felt ...




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