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  1. New conservation measures inadequate: green group

    Posted Dec 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... including marine conservation, sustainable resource management, conservation of threatened genetic and species diversity and trade in live wildlife. Also, the NCP has not committed any new financial resources to conservation. The NCP sees the government seeking partnerships with the private sector to help conserve 12 top-priority heritage sites in a financially sustainable way. Conservancy ...

  2. Close encounters with mysterious deep-sea world

    Posted Aug 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... By Young Post intern Jean Tang Rare specimens are on display in an exhibition to raise awareness of the threats faced by deep-sea marine creatures The Hong Kong Science Museum is currently ... and features more than 60 photographs and over 30 specimens of deep-sea marine animals, many of which have never been seen before. The exhibition provides visitors with the sensation of walking through ...

  3. Students answer the call of the wild

    Posted Jul 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to be issued as e-statements, and the like. She has also urged the government to conserve and recycle resources. ... University students who took on wildlife research projects sponsored by the Ocean Park Conservation Foundation had some eye-opening experiences, writes Zoe Mak Connie Lau Pui-ling, ...

  4. Long hours for contract staff in government

    Posted Jun 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The article 'Staff who work long hours pay a health price' (Human Resources Trends, May 28) rightly trained the spotlight on the prevalent phenomenon in Hong Kong among ... is being disingenuous when he tries to claim that the low level of global protection for shark species is evidence that they are not endangered. Global wildlife conservation does not work like ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Sep 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Red tape is not an issue for marine police when it comes to saving lives I refer to your reports and editorial ('Boating boom strains police', 'Review of marine police role suggested', 'Red tape must not get in the way of saving lives', August 31). Marine police are fully aware of the recent upsurge in water sports activities. Since 2006, the police have teamed ...

  6. Letters

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

    ... When wild animals are taken from the ocean, it adversely affects their marine habitat, and I do not accept the argument that it is being done in the name of conservation. Also, some ... Water Management strategy for the period up to 2030. This puts emphasis on water conservation through public education, promoting the use of water-saving devices, replacing and rehabilitating ...

  7. Talkback

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

    ... was referring to the rich geological resources in Hong Kong and our plan to develop a geological park under the framework of the Country Parks Ordinance and Marine Parks Ordinance, with a view ... are not living in the Middle Ages. We should not dispense rights based on a certain set of moral judgments. Should we expect the 999 operator to ask a person calling for help because of domestic violence ...

  8. Talkback

    Posted Jul 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... but heroic efforts of a few teenagers. The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department is not equipped and not used to dealing with such an incident. This is unacceptable, as five whales have ... as sooner or later another whale will be stranded on a Hong Kong beach. What this incident really shows is Hong Kong's lack of respect for marine life, and this is only too apparent when you ...

  9. Asia must strike right balance on oil policy

    Posted Jul 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of these points is arguable. What is not, however, is that their efforts are encouraging abuse of a commodity that is in short supply, and diverting precious resources from vital sectors such as education ... motorists on the road. Malaysians have some of the cheapest petrol and highest per capita vehicle ownership. Rather than subsidising oil, governments should be improving living standards and trying ...

  10. Keep education allowance for civil service families

    Posted Jul 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of us Hongkongers when it comes to the origin of marine rubbish. Through our in-house marine conservation patrols, we frequently witness pleasure vessels discarding black bin bags full ... resources and marine police's inability to prosecute offenders (how many fines have been issued for littering at sea?), then it is up to all of us to protect Hong Kong's greatest natural ...




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