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  1. HK set to adopt convention on GM trade

    Posted Oct 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The biodiversity convention sets out a framework for the conservation of species and natural habitats, while the protocol aims to protect biodiversity from the impact of cross-border movement of so-called ... but ignore the environmental ones,' he said. Bryan Bachner, an environmental law professor at City University, said the convention would help Hong Kong to revamp its environment and conservation ...

  2. Ocean Park's exhibits send important conservation message

    Posted Feb 07th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... panda-related products to the Ocean Park Conservation Foundation, Hong Kong, to support panda habitat rebuilding efforts. Studies show that seeing and interacting with live animals creates an emotional ... to encourage a better understanding and appreciation for the animals that live in the harsh coastal environment. The investment Ocean Park has made on interpretive displays, audiovisual systems ...

  3. Living on the edge

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the land mass. There are similar restrictions in the marine reserve, were scuba diving is controlled and industrial fishing banned. This allows the iconic species- marine and land iguanas, giant ... for scraps. After four hours among humans and their cars and clutter, I am happy to be back on board the boat. The next day we snorkel with Galapagos penguins and marine turtles. We spot small ...

  4. Aquarium sparks positive connection

    Posted Jan 28th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... As an animal-themed park focusing on conservation and education, Ocean Park highlights its global connections and the sustainable use of aquatic resources with the opening of Aqua City ... and its diverse marine wildlife, says Suzanne Gendron, executive director of zoological operations and education at Ocean Park. All education and interpretation signs in the Grand Aquarium include ...

  5. News - World - CONSERVATION

    Cub's death might fuel debate on whether giant pandas can be saved

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Demise of baby bear at zoo puts spotlight on species' fragility, and on whether scarce resources are being wasted on already doomed animal Cub's ... Linnean Society of London was already scheduled on the topic of panda conservation. The event will take the form of a debate, asking the question: "Do we need pandas? Choosing which species ...

  6. Endangered species on the rise: report

    Posted May 15th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh Two out of every five species assessed by scientists are threatened with extinction, according to the 2006 World Conservation Union (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species. ... of everyone with the power and resources to act.' Polar bears are about to become one of the most notable casualties of global warming. The impact of climate change is increasingly felt ...

  7. Suzanne Gendron

    Posted Jan 11th 2009, 12:00am by Nadine Bateman

    ... The executive director of zoological operations at Ocean Park talks to Nadine Bateman about her passion for animals and Asian conservation. EARLY START From the age of three I would sneak stray dogs up into my bedroom and keep them until my parents found them. Then a neighbour gave me her guppies and that's when I began to like fish. I also lived near a lake ...

  8. News - World - SOCIETY

    Woman aiming to prove we can live without food

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in New York Naveena Shine says she is living on just water and light for 100 days, ignoring medical advice Woman aiming to prove we can live without food A Seattle woman is aiming to go 100 days without eating to prove that humans can "live on light". Naveena Shine says she believes it is possible for humans to survive without food and is conducting what ...

  9. An extinct species is a resource forever lost

    Posted Sep 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... bodes ill for our sustainability. Our food security, for instance, could be affected. According to a resources foundation, the world's pork is produced almost exclusively by crosses ... the siting of the proposed bridge to Zhuhai and Macau has implications for the habitat of the Chinese white dolphin. Animals and plants hence need management plans, much like any resource ...

  10. green living

    Posted Mar 17th 2009, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... Sara Yin Fresh water is a precious resource in Hong Kong, and we all need to do as much as we can to preserve it. Although water shortages are not as immediate a problem as climate change, we shouldn't wait until the last minute to do something about it. The most obvious place to start saving water is at home. Here are a few simple tips that will allow you to conserve ...




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