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  1. Ocean Park personnel were on conservation initiative

    Posted Apr 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... educational impact of marine life parks, zoos and aquariums. The overwhelming amount of information learned from animals under human care in facilities like Ocean Park has led to better conservation ... personnel were in the Solomon Islands recently on a conservation and research initiative to support the local government in starting independent, scientific, peer-reviewed studies of the genetic ...

  2. Trawling ban is Tsang's greatest contribution to conservation

    Posted Nov 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that it will be remembered as the outstanding contribution of Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's administration to conservation. Make no mistake, bottom trawling- which involves dragging a heavy net along the sea floor- ... in the undersea world for far too long. The banning of bottom trawling is a major step in the long road to recovery for our marine environment. The announcement in the policy address was followed ...

  3. Marine legacy for Tsang?

    Posted Apr 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Markus Shaw

    ... Markus Shaw The single most critical conservation issue in Hong Kong today is the devastated condition of our marine environment. Hong Kong has its own Dead Sea but, in our case, ... for exploitation and marketing of marine resources is also responsible for preservation of those resources. Gamekeeper by day, poacher by night! There are many problems in Hong Kong which need to be dealt ...

  4. Marine X-Mas

    Posted Nov 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Children's Exhibition of Fine Arts in Lidice in the Czech Republic. On December 12, Kenny's works will be auctioned off. The proceeds will go to the Ocean Park Conservation Foundation. Living Christmas Trees (Dec 15-Jan 2) Two massive, 6-metre-tall live Christmas trees will be on display. A carol-singing choir will actually be part of the tree in a unique spectacle never seen before ...

  5. Resource tax reforms to go nationwide

    Posted Jul 09th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing A senior economic planner confirmed yesterday that Beijing would eventually extend nationwide the resource tax reform being introduced in the western region of Xinjiang. Xinjiang started levying a 5 per cent resource tax this month on crude and natural gas sales, instead of output, in a bid to boost revenue. Du Ying, vice-chairman of the National ...

  6. Marketing officer, seafood

    Posted Mar 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... strategies and operational plans for WWF Hong Kong's Seafood Choice Initiative. This promotes sustainable and responsible trading, consumption and production of marine resources in Hong Kong ... Its mission is to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature. WWF Hong Kong has been working since 1981 to deliver solutions for a living planet through conservation, footprint ...

  7. Ocean Park urged to end animal theatre shows and scrap imports

    Posted Jul 12th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... money-making machines'. The Hong Kong Dolphin Conservation Society and Green Sense criticised the park's plan to capture more wild creatures, including beluga whales, walruses and bottlenose ... research could prove that their removal was sustainable. The groups accused the park of hiding facts about the living habitats of wild whales and dolphins and how their animals were captured ...

  8. Animal groups urge HK to reject dolphin imports

    Posted Apr 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Eight international animal conservation groups are pressing Hong Kong to reject and even confiscate any live dolphin imports from the Solomon Islands for Ocean Park, warning ... Earth Island Institutes Pacific Islands and US, Humane Society International, Marine Connection, the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society, World Society for the Protection of Animals, ...

  9. The real Antarctic

    Posted Mar 31st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit Joe Wang Hongrui was so excited at seeing penguins, seals and whales up close, he forgot about the seasickness he had suffered on his trip to the Antarctic. But despite ... research stations set up by different countries on the Antarctic Peninsula, the western tip of the continent. They also underwent leadership training and learned about environmental protection. ...

  10. 629 live lizards seized on speedboat

    Posted Jan 16th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A haul of 629 live lizards bound for dining tables on the mainland was seized aboard a speedboat in an anti-smuggling operation off Tuen Mun, police said yesterday. ... was worth about HK$630,000. Officers arrested two men on board the boat. The seizure was made after the 10-metre-long speedboat was spotted by marine police off Tap Shek Kok in Tuen Mun at about 7pm ...




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