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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

    Plans for new marine parks are to be welcomed

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 03:56am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Council on the Environment. The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department denied any link, saying it was just reaffirming the commitment to the marine park projects in light of public ... SCMP Editorial Marine parks are to be welcomed Hong Kong bureaucrats are not known for their eagerness to revive plans that were shelved years ago. So when the government suddenly dusted ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Comment - Letters

    Designate marine park now to save dolphins' habitat

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:29am by LETTERS

    ... Designate marine park now to save dolphins' habitat I refer to the advert which appeared in the South China Morning Post on August 6 (“Effective measures to conserve Chinese white ... marine park will connect with the Pearl River Estuary Chinese White Dolphin National Nature Reserve “to form a very large conservation reserve”. Yet this reserve’s conservation objectives ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Disturbing U-turn on flawed environmental report for third runway

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 01:34pm by SAMANTHA LEE

    ... suggests financing conservation and research on marine ecology and fisheries. Yet there are doubts about some of the scientific claims in the report. Further, the authority describes ... then the council is duty-bound to reject the impact assessment report. Samantha Lee is assistant conservation manager, marine, at WWF-Hong Kong ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The personal connections that can help save lives

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:24am by Paul Yip, QIJIN CHENG

    ... Paul Yip and Qijin Cheng Paul Yip and Qijin Cheng say even though we live in a digitally interconnected world, society needs to reconnect on a personal level to help prevent suicides among ... can be largely disconnected from the world. A household survey in 2011 found that about 13 per cent of respondents aged above 60 were living alone and half of them seldom talked ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Preservationists must accept extinction as a natural occurrence

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 04:39am by LETTERS

    ... they lock up land, sea and mineral resources, prohibit development and oppose water conservation. And now, in a vain attempt to preserve the climate of the recent past, they are crippling our energy ... aggressive predators or competition for food and living space. Earth's inhabitants and its climate are always changing. Even now, we live in an era of recurring ice ages where life ebbs ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Scots' desire for change cannot be ignored

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:51pm by Niall Fraser

    ... a vote for independence Yes please Today, the country where I was born and raised stands on the edge of history. In a few hours, 4.2 million people who live and work in Scotland- a remarkable 97 ... reserves; and in came the carrot, several carrots in fact. Please stay, they intone, effectively offering the people who live and work in Scotland whatever they want, as long as they don't ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, September 9, 2014

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 04:50am by LETTERS

    ... affect marine ecosystems. Both development and conservation of ecology sites are crucial for the well-being of Hong Kong. Therefore, we always have to strike a balance between conservation needs ... is better in Hong Kong, the negative effect of living near one of our landfills cannot be ignored. We can no longer cope with the huge amounts of waste we generate. The problem is the attitude ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Government must stop boats from fishing in marine park

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:25am by LETTERS

    ... Government must stop boats from fishing in marine park The government has failed to take the initiative and make Hoi Ha Wan a bona fide marine park. Because of that, it remains ... to a select few to the detriment of the rest of society. One Saturday night in April, a large fishing vessel with no running lights on board (which is illegal) went deep into the so-called marine park ...




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