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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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1453028/hong-kong-can-help-curb-illegal-fishing-high-seas
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1463374/ban-japanese-whaling-major-victory-conservation-battle
  3. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1528207/government-must-stop-boats-fishing-marine-park
  4. Comment - Letters

    Decision to exclude Hoi Ha from country park ignores ecological data

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:33am by LETTERS

    ... not to incorporate enclaves into the country parks system was contrary to the government's enclave policy, the relevant working paper from the Country and Marine Parks Board and the Convention ... Decision over Hoi Ha rural enclave ignores ecological data I refer to the letter by Joseph Sham, of the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (" Government has the power ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1546027/decision-exclude-hoi-ha-country-park-ignores-ecological-data
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Country parks authority must do its duty to block destructive development

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 05:27pm by Paul Zimmerman

    ... that conservation objectives cannot be fully achieved under the Town Planning Ordinance because of the lack of powers to curb eco-vandalism, the absence of resources to improve the habitat and amenities ... Paul Zimmerman Paul Zimmerman calls on the country parks authority to live up to its statutory duty of protecting Hong Kong's green treasure from chaotic village house development ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1529303/country-parks-authority-must-do-its-duty-block-destructive-development
  6. Comment - Letters

    Government has the power to ensure enclaves are protected

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 04:56am by LETTERS

    ..., and is formulating a biodiversity strategy and action plan, based on the convention's principles, and taking into account local needs and priorities. Joseph Sham, assistant director (country and marine ... of the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department on the protection of country park enclaves. When public concern over the Sai Wan incident was triggered in 2010, there were 77 country park enclaves, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1539165/government-has-power-ensure-enclaves-are-protected
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 05:11am by STAFF

    ... Former Khmer Rouge head of state Khieu Samphan and deputy party leader Nuon Chea are charged with genocide against Cham and Vietnamese living in Cambodia at the time, crimes against humanity and breaches of the 1949 Geneva conventions.   Kerry holds talks with Modi in New Delhi US Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in India for talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other top ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1562180/talking-points
  8. Comment - Blogs

    Home is where the glowing heart is: Why you feel more Canadian when you live in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 06:25am by Ian Young

    ... Ian Young For thousands of young returnees, Canadian identity and jobs are easier to find in the SAR Is it possible to feel perfectly Canadian while living and working in Hong Kong? ... to Canada, who reversed the journeys undertaken by their parents and now live in the SAR. Contrary to expectations, the study by academics from the University of British Columbia and the Chinese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1540044/home-where-glowing-heart-why-you-feel-more-canadian-when-you-live-hk
  9. Comment - Letters

    Failing to grasp dire consequences of Africa's wildlife trade

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:26am by LETTERS

    ... Failing to grasp dire consequences of Africa's wildlife trade As a conservation biologist from Hong Kong doing research in Central Africa, I am often asked a question some find ... shotgun shells. While I wasn't lucky enough to see any live monkeys, I did meet a woman peddling a dead one in her basket. I also spotted pangolins for sale on the roadside. This June, Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1562966/failing-grasp-dire-consequences-africas-wildlife-trade
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

    Talking points

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:13am by STAFF

    ... that there is evidence indicating Russian involvement. Prosecutors claim evidence links two former KGB agents to the death.   Trekkies hold convention in Las Vegas The annual Star Trek convention takes place ... convention include the attendance of five "captains" from the series and films: William Shatner, Scott Bakula, Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew and Bruce Greenwood. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1562983/talking-points

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