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  1. Snow survivors

    Posted Feb 04th 2009, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... live here, who the first human explorers were and much more about this mysterious continent. Animals and Birds in the Arctic and Antarctic http://www.spri.cam.ac.uk/resources ... Think it's cold in winter in Hong Kong? Polar animals live comfortably in snow and icy seas, writes Ellen Whyte Earth's frosty poles Although the Arctic and Antarctic are famous ...

  2. City may give name to shipping convention

    Posted May 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... conference at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, the first time such a conference has been held in Asia. Patrick Chun Ping-fai, assistant director of the Marine Department, announced ... convention, if adopted, will impose certain mandatory requirements on the design, construction and operation of ships, as well as their preparation for scrapyards at the end of their lives ...

  3. Proposed marine protection areas could be made smaller after pleas from fishermen

    Posted Dec 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'We will consider cutting down the size as far as possible to minimise the impact on fishermen, but we have to strike a balance with marine conservation at the same time,' Poon told ... an expert in marine biology at the University of Hong Kong, was sympathetic towards the fishermen, pointing out the absence of fishery resource management by the government. 'Overfishing ...

  4. Whale 'will free itself'

    Posted Mar 21st 2009, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun The best course of action to help the humpback whale stranded in the Cape D'Aguilar Marine Reserve is to do nothing at all, experts say; its natural instincts ... before reported in Hong Kong waters, was first spotted in the East Lamma Channel on Monday. Mr Hung said the whale appeared more lively yesterday morning as there were fewer vessels around it, ...

  5. Leisure staff refuse to inspect trees, citing poor knowledge, resources

    Posted Apr 24th 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong Hundreds of Leisure and Cultural Services Department officers have refused to take on extra duties inspecting trees, citing a lack of resources and professional knowledge. 'It's time for us to speak out about management problems,' said Cheung Siu-wing, chairman of the Leisure Service Staff General Union. 'The lives of members of the public are under ...

  6. Suzanne Gendron

    Posted Jan 11th 2009, 12:00am by Nadine Bateman

    ... The executive director of zoological operations at Ocean Park talks to Nadine Bateman about her passion for animals and Asian conservation. EARLY START From the age of three I would sneak stray dogs up into my bedroom and keep them until my parents found them. Then a neighbour gave me her guppies and that's when I began to like fish. I also lived near a lake ...

  7. Convention centre chief seeks big expansion

    Posted Oct 27th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Any plans to increase the size of the Convention and Exhibition Centre should ideally add between 20,000 and 30,000 square metres because it will probably be the last chance ... The council is responsible for developing, designing and running the venue. Wallace said it would be important that any expansion be operated by the same manager, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition ...

  8. green living

    Posted Mar 17th 2009, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... Sara Yin Fresh water is a precious resource in Hong Kong, and we all need to do as much as we can to preserve it. Although water shortages are not as immediate a problem as climate change, we shouldn't wait until the last minute to do something about it. The most obvious place to start saving water is at home. Here are a few simple tips that will allow you to conserve ...

  9. Education is key to saving marine life

    Posted May 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... environment. The two have established marine parks and reserves. Using a similar model to the Mai Po Nature Reserve and its education centre to promote wetland conservation and education, the Hoi Ha ... Education for many organisations, including the WWF and commercial enterprises, is seen as the long-term solution for cleaning up and protecting Hong Kong's diverse marine life. ...

  10. Lake Silver offers gracious living by the sea

    Posted Sep 09th 2009, 12:00am by Ajay Shamdasani

    ... Ajay Shamdasani Lake Silver is at the heart of many of Hong Kong's most scenic spots. The area includes Starfish Bay conservation area, Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park, Plover Cove Reservoir, ... are designed with balconies and environmentally friendly working platforms for a stylishly enviable living environment. Moreover, with the government's infrastructure projects, such as Route ...




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