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  1. Red tape must not get in the way of saving lives

    Posted Aug 31st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for example, risk not only their own lives but valuable public resources should they run into trouble. Marine police are usually the first on the scene of accidents. However, because the force's ... with them. All government departments need to change with the times, and the marine police are no different. Saving lives should always be the priority of any government service, regardless ...

  2. Dead shark sparks call for action on conservation

    Posted Jun 11th 2008, 12:00am by Austin Chiu, Paggie Leung

    ... rare to find a whale shark, the largest living fish species in the world, near Ap Lei Chau, WWF Hong Kong conservation director Andy Cornish said he believed the dead shark was the one seen ... released off Round Island at 4.30pm, according to the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department. Dr Cornish, a marine expert, said the whale shark had probably died because of the stress ...

  3. Poor track record when it comes to marine conservation

    Posted Jul 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in fact reflects the state of Hong Kong's dismal marine conservation efforts. With all its outlying islands surrounded by the South China Sea, Hong Kong boasts a rich and valuable marine ... trawling, which is banned in many countries including Singapore, an island nation often touted as a competitor of this city. Hong Kong also allows fishing in its marine parks and reserves, defeating ...

  4. Conservation group seeks marine specialist

    Posted Apr 12th 2008, 12:00am by Jolene Otremba

    ... Jolene Otremba This is your chance to make a difference to marine life. WWF, one of the world's largest independent conservation organisations, is looking for an exceptional head ... to the director of conservation and will supervise a team of marine staff to help develop and maintain projects and activities in accordance with a five-year strategic plan under the programme. This role ...

  5. Shining a light on deep-sea enigmas

    Posted Nov 01st 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... conservation is just one part of overall environmental protection, and the resources set aside specifically for marine education are comparatively small. 'Local universities have courses in marine ... governments around the world should pump more resources into marine conservation education. 'Local schools can take students on trips to places like Hoi Ha Wan to show them the state of the Hong ...

  6. Review of marine police role suggested

    Posted Aug 31st 2008, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford, Nick Gentle

    ... Eastham said. While praising the efforts of the marine police, he said they were not being given the resources to perform the role expected of them. 'There is a real will on the part ... Nick Gentle and Barclay Crawford The way marine emergency services operate in Hong Kong has not kept pace with changes on the water, boating and medical experts say. Roger Eastham, ...

  7. New strategy to conserve water could save 236m cubic metres annually by 2030

    Posted Nov 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai About 236 million cubic metres of water could be saved annually by 2030 under planned measures to conserve precious water resources and reduce the city's reliance ... in conservation before expanding supplies from sources such as commercial scale desalination or water recycling. 'There will be sufficient water supplies in the next 20 years, but that doesn't ...

  8. Q&A: Fiona Kotur-Marin

    Posted Oct 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... but with the great resources available here it gave us a niche and a good opportunity to define ourselves. So living here has played an integral role in the collection. You recently collaborated ... but I'm very much an American living in Hong Kong. It was important to stay close to the manufacturing base. We're now sold across 300 doors in 10 countries. Today, where you are based ...

  9. Green groups call for conservation park

    Posted Sep 16th 2008, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... Government urged to build a marine reserve after rejecting a gas pipeline on South Soko Island, writes Sara Yin Environmental groups are urging the government to turn South Soko Island, off Lantau, into a protected marine park after it rejected a plan to build a gas pipeline there. Despite welcoming the government's decision to terminate construction of CLP Power's ...

  10. Chance to go on voyage of discovery

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... with international maritime convention requirements. Syncrolift a versatile shiplifting system that raises and lowers vessels vertically in and out of water for dry-docking. Surface effect ship a marine ... seafarers. According to Tsui Shung-yiu, a member of the marine and naval architecture discipline advisory panel at Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE), Hong Kong is facing a shortage ...




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