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  1. News - World - ANTARCTICA

    China and Russia help block Antarctic sanctuary plan

    Posted Nov 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... while growing demand for seafood was seeing greater interest in the Southern Ocean. The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources was established in 1982, ... of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR), made up of 24 countries and the European Union, at Hobart in Australia ended on Thursday without resolution after China, Russia and Ukraine raised ...

  2. News - World - ANTARCTIC

    Outrage as Antarctic Ocean sanctuary talks end in failure

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 02:15pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... at the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR), made up of 24 countries and the European Union, at Hobart in Australia ended without resolution. Instead, CCAMLR ... Antarctic marine protection at this meeting because a number of countries actively blocked conservation efforts,” said alliance official Steve Campbell. An official at the meeting told reporters she ...

  3. Snow survivors

    Posted Feb 04th 2009, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... live here, who the first human explorers were and much more about this mysterious continent. Animals and Birds in the Arctic and Antarctic http://www.spri.cam.ac.uk/resources ... Think it's cold in winter in Hong Kong? Polar animals live comfortably in snow and icy seas, writes Ellen Whyte Earth's frosty poles Although the Arctic and Antarctic are famous ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Ocean Park personnel were on conservation initiative

    Posted Apr 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... educational impact of marine life parks, zoos and aquariums. The overwhelming amount of information learned from animals under human care in facilities like Ocean Park has led to better conservation ... personnel were in the Solomon Islands recently on a conservation and research initiative to support the local government in starting independent, scientific, peer-reviewed studies of the genetic ...

  6. Heritage buildings are better preserved through adaption for everyday use

    Posted Aug 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... which reflects the focus of one of the first international documents on the conservation of built-heritage: the 1972 Unesco Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural ... as in the cases of the Forbidden City and the Louvre. However, the focus in the conservation of built-heritage, especially that in the urban context, has now shifted to sustaining living heritage valued ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Australian minister Tony Burke will pitch Antarctic ice plan in Beijing

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Chen Lei, to talk about the precious resource. Part of that includes sharing the experiences of Australia, where water supplies in the Murray-Darling Basin - known as the country's food ... closer co-operation with Australia on climate-change research in Antarctica. "The holy grail of Antarctic research is to get the million-year ice core and it's one of the issues we want ...

  8. Trawling ban is Tsang's greatest contribution to conservation

    Posted Nov 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that it will be remembered as the outstanding contribution of Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's administration to conservation. Make no mistake, bottom trawling- which involves dragging a heavy net along the sea floor- ... in the undersea world for far too long. The banning of bottom trawling is a major step in the long road to recovery for our marine environment. The announcement in the policy address was followed ...

  9. Green agenda

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... commitment seriously. He must also allocate sufficient resources to develop and implement policies. A stated goal in the pledge is to review Hong Kong's 2004 conservation policy by comparing ... Christine Loh A key election pledge by Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying was on nature conservation. This is the best articulated part of his manifesto relating to the environment ...

  10. Banning fishing in marine park could lay foundation for sustainable fishery

    Posted Aug 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... I refer to the letter by Joseph Sham, assistant director of agriculture, fisheries and conservation ('Some fishing allowed in marine parks', August 8). Mr Sham's defence of government actions to protect Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park is a poor attempt to justify a woeful record of environmental protection of Hong Kong's marine resources. When the marine park was set up ...




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