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  1. Poor track record when it comes to marine conservation

    Posted Jul 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in fact reflects the state of Hong Kong's dismal marine conservation efforts. With all its outlying islands surrounded by the South China Sea, Hong Kong boasts a rich and valuable marine ... trawling, which is banned in many countries including Singapore, an island nation often touted as a competitor of this city. Hong Kong also allows fishing in its marine parks and reserves, defeating ...

  2. Animal groups urge HK to reject dolphin imports

    Posted Apr 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Eight international animal conservation groups are pressing Hong Kong to reject and even confiscate any live dolphin imports from the Solomon Islands for Ocean Park, warning ... Earth Island Institutes Pacific Islands and US, Humane Society International, Marine Connection, the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society, World Society for the Protection of Animals, ...

  3. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong doesn't need Morlocks from the Delta to fix labour woes

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 03:51pm by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... of subhumans, the Morlocks, who lived underground in the dark to serve their master race, the Eloi. Except, of course, that they also ate the Eloi. We haven't got quite that far yet in relations ... to find housing across the border and commute to work every day. It's the Singapore solution. Just close your eyes to their squalid living conditions. It has nothing to do with you if they do ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Jan 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... paintings, stories, buildings, religious icons) for thousands of years. Yet people have never expended resources conserving things they did not value for one reason or another. Hence the first step in the public promotion of the conservation of anything, living or not, is to promote positive values for it in the eyes of the community. Dolphin shows around the world are the first and often only ...

  6. Turn Central Market into a merchant marine museum to celebrate heritage

    Posted Aug 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to how to use the vacant space located in the middle of the city's business and financial district. The answer is simple. A museum of merchant marine should be established, which would be the first of its kind in this part of the world. Ever since the early 1840s, Hong Kong has been a city of merchant marine, and this has played an important role in ensuring the city's growth ...

  7. Precious resource

    Posted Mar 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Michael Tien Pregnant mainland women coming to Hong Kong to give birth is a numbers problem. Ten years ago, they numbered around 600. Today, that figure is pushing 45,000, accounting for 46per cent of all live births in the city. Some 45,000 extra is too big a number for the hospital system of any metropolis. Everyone is up in arms, and everyone seems to have a solution. Some ...

  8. How Hong Kong helped to convict a gunrunner

    Posted Jun 11th 2006, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... of the MV Antarctic Mariner- a Panamanian-registered ship owned by Hong Kong-registered Global Star (Asia)- confirmed weapons were smuggled on board. In addition documents, including a logbook, showed the ship's route from the mainland to the Port of Buchanan in Liberia. Investigations by the Sunday Morning Post revealed that the Antarctic Mariner had been 'detained' ...

  9. Threat to marine life a public issue

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

    ... Fanny Wu THE majority of Hong Kong people are aware of marine conservation issues and strongly support the implementation of no-take zones, according to a survey conducted by the World ... it is the government's responsibility to protect the marine environment and biodiversity. WWF Hong Kong conservation director Andy Cornish said the survey results were very encouraging and showed strong public ...

  10. Winning art posted on buses to raise awareness

    Posted Jun 12th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh If you have been struck by the sight of Hong Kong Island buses displaying artwork with a marine theme, you've been looking at the winning designs of a competition. The Ocean's 10 Bus Design Competition, organised by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), aimed to draw public attention to 10 local marine species that are threatened by the degradation of the marine ...




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