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  1. Heritage buildings are better preserved through adaption for everyday use

    Posted Aug 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... which reflects the focus of one of the first international documents on the conservation of built-heritage: the 1972 Unesco Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural ... as in the cases of the Forbidden City and the Louvre. However, the focus in the conservation of built-heritage, especially that in the urban context, has now shifted to sustaining living heritage valued ...

  2. Greens and islanders fight HK$10b plan for marina

    Posted Nov 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a conservation area can be rezoned for development. Toddlers and teenagers wore hats depicting the three endangered marine species, Romer's tree frog, the green turtle and the finless porpoise, that would be threatened should developers move into southern Lamma. Dr Laura Ruggeri, the chairwoman of Living Lamma, which led the rally, said: 'Most of us today are Lamma residents, and all ...

  3. Aquarium sparks positive connection

    Posted Jan 28th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... As an animal-themed park focusing on conservation and education, Ocean Park highlights its global connections and the sustainable use of aquatic resources with the opening of Aqua City ... and its diverse marine wildlife, says Suzanne Gendron, executive director of zoological operations and education at Ocean Park. All education and interpretation signs in the Grand Aquarium include ...

  4. Thriller instinct

    Posted Mar 10th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a Thrill Mountain ride and an exhibit featuring polar animals living in Arctic and Antarctic environments complete with snow and icebergs. The managers of the city's other main theme park, ... Disneyland's global brand attracts people from all over Southeast Asia, while Ocean Park can be sold on its theme of marine conservation and education, Tung says. As the number of mainlanders visiting ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Aug 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... coverage and diversity in all marine parks are stable, with a slight increase. We will continue to do our best to protect and conserve marine resources in the marine parks. In the long run, ... excuse for environment degradation', July 29). To protect marine resources in our marine parks and prevent them from over-exploitation, all fishing activities are prohibited except ...

  6. Horsing around under the sea

    Posted Jan 06th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... species, five are found in Hong Kong. Michelle Cheung, a marine life expert at the Eco-Education and Resources Centre, is working on the territory's first comprehensive seahorse research ... about seahorses and marine life by joining the 16th Ocean Park Conservation Day this Saturday and Sunday. The theme will be 'Colours of Water'. There will be game booths, graffiti ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Apr 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Sustainable fisheries key to shark fin debate I refer to the letter by Charlie Lim, of the Marine Products Association ('Distinct lack of tolerance in shark fin debate', April ... conservation of sharks. But, only 13 out of these 20 nations have developed National Plans of Action for the Conservation and Management of Sharks (NPOA-Sharks), as agreed by the Food and Agriculture ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Dec 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... counsellors, although a variety of resources needs to be used to help those in distress. We also distribute a booklet, 'Living life more easily', to help students recognise the signs ... government offices. Mrs Lam presents her revamped plan as a balance between conservation and development. But she is blas?and (contrary to her statement) has not addressed public concerns, but merely ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Mar 28th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a population living and working in a part of the only planet we have. It is time to shift our collective awareness and consciousness to take action so that we ensure we don't all wake up one day with deep regret at the loss of our home when it is too late. The planet is not a resource, it is finite. The oceans the sky and the land are in a desperate almost irreversible state of collapse. ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Nov 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... sharks. Charlie Lim, chairman, conservation and management committee, Marine Products Association Shark fin ban appeal not anti-Chinese I refer to the report ('Wholesalers hit back in row ... imported into Asia, where they are a traditional cuisine. Our organisation, the Marine Products Association, totally supports the new EU initiative. It will improve species-specific landing data ...




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