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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong can help curb illegal fishing on the high seas

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 05:46pm by Wilson Lau

    ... of Antarctic Marine Living Resources protects and regulates fishing activities in the high seas of the Southern Ocean, but Hong Kong has been excluded from the convention even though China ... a country's coastlines are generally well policed, activities on the high seas can go undetected. However, with growing public and private interests seeking to further exploit marine resources ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Ban on Japanese whaling a major victory in conservation battle

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 04:21am by SCMP Editorial

    ... with "regret and disappointment", though, prompting concern that it could turn its back on the judgment or even withdraw from associated maritime conventions. There is every danger ... that they hold a special place in nature. Being at the top of the marine food chain, it is crucial for the sake of ecosystems that they be kept from harm. Whales also have numerous similarities ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Wildlife enriches the planet and those living on it

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 03:18am by BRADNEE CHAMBERS, JOHN SCANLON

    ... Bradnee Chambers and John Scanlon Bradnee Chambers and John Scanlon say conservation can unify nations Wildlife enriches the planet and all those living on it Today is World Wildlife Day- ... are at the forefront of wildlife conservation in the UN system: the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (Cites) and the Convention on the Conservation ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong must focus on saving water, to help save lives

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:34am by MAYLING CHAN

    ... Risk, a non-profit organisation that highlights water issues. This shows that our society has a low awareness of water conservation. Yet for people living in many countries, water ... children and young people living in poverty will have to face an even greater burden in feeding them. Water conservation requires public education. The Water Supplies Department has done well ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, April 15, 2014

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 05:18am by LETTERS

    ... of current issues, the curriculum focuses on approaches and methodologies in different academic disciplines. But this approach requires a lot of teaching resources, which most local schools may ... with immigration? They will confirm his dates of departure and arrival." However, this is apparently not in their remit. I have lived and worked in Hong Kong for 30 years. I am a permanent resident, ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Real conservation can enhance the way our city develops

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 04:28am by LETTERS

    ... SCMP Editorial Real conservation can enhance the way our city develops We refer to Shirley Sham's letter ("Housing needs must outweigh sentimentality", April 6), in which she argues that the conservation of heritage buildings is undermining the development of housing in Hong Kong. There is neither evidence, nor precedent, that built-heritage conservation has ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Why the United States should take the blame over Rwanda inaction

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:29am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Why US should take blame over Rwanda People with great foresight who act on it to prevent disasters and save lives are far more likely to be criticised than ... cried wolf. The only fact is that they wasted valuable resources on an imaginary threat. I raise it here because an outraged reader sent me a note rounding on my column yesterday that he said ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, February 21, 2014

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 03:57am by LETTERS

    ... but is Hong Kong's only marine reserve. Unlike marine parks, which are designated for the public's recreation, the marine reserve was established for conservation, scientific and research ... necessities have increased in relative terms. Resources which originally were planned for Hong Kong people are being "stolen" by mainlanders, and some tourists' unhygienic behaviour ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Tide is turning in favour of sharks as conservationists smell victory

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:29am by SCMP Editorial

    ... decision to ban shark fin from cargo flights. There remains strong cultural resistance to attempts to end consumption of a symbol of wealth and prestige, which helps provide a living for fishermen, dealers and restaurateurs. But the effect on public awareness of high-profile conservation victories will strengthen the hand of environmental groups, who say that the trade in fins from 70-odd ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    One law for us, and another for the favoured few

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:33am by Philip Bowring

    ... the arrest warrant stood, it would offer no evidence against him? He has lived in great comfort in Taiwan rather than having to face drug-related charges that may have led to a very long jail term ... the Lamma ferry disaster. It was followed by a very detailed report on the causes which placed blame for the heavy loss of life partly on the vessels' crews and partly on the Marine ...




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