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  1. Corrections & Clarifications

    Posted Aug 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Regarding the article 'A cruise on the wild side' published on July 30, WWF Hong Kong does not operate boat tours to see dolphins, and Dr Alan Leung from WWF Hong Kong did not say the Hong Kong-Zuhai-Macau bridge works further endangered pink dolphins or their habitats. ...

  2. Clowns of the ocean

    Posted Mar 11th 2008, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... Chinese white dolphins love to play but habitat destruction and overfishing are serious threats to this wonderful ocean mammal. By Ellen Whyte Quick Facts Common name: Chinese white dolphin Scientific name: Sousa chinensis chinensis Native home: In the Indian and western Pacific oceans, from the coast of South Africa in the west to north Australia in the east. Estimated ...

  3. More help sought for mainland dolphins

    Posted Apr 12th 2008, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan Regional effort needed for conservation Dolphin experts have called for more co-operation from the mainland in protecting Chinese white dolphins. This was one of the conclusions yesterday after the closing of a five-day workshop organised by the Hong Kong branch of the conservation group WWF and the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society. The chairman of the Hong Kong ...

  4. Scrap runway plan to save dolphin, says study

    Posted Mar 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a third airport runway if the Chinese white dolphin's diminishing habitat is to be protected, a leading dolphin researcher says. The advice came after six years of research into the distribution and habitat of dolphins within Hong Kong waters, which will offer infrastructure planners a better idea about the location of no-go areas. These include waters from Tai O to Fan Lau, Lung ...

  5. CLP Power restricts dredging to benefit white dolphins

    Posted Aug 19th 2008, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Endangered Chinese white dolphins can expect a better environment in which to mate after CLP Power said dredging work for its proposed terminal on South Soko Island would ... director, Richard Lancaster, said the restrictions included suspending piling during the breeding season of another dolphin- Neophocaena Phocaenoides, or finless porpoise, often spotted around ...

  6. Environmental experts would be more help than police to protect 'pandas of the sea'

    Posted May 17th 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Marine police in Zhuhai have set up a taskforce to protect Chinese white dolphins in the Pearl River estuary. Green groups appreciate the official gesture, but some have ... conduct regular patrols to monitor fishermen and clear debris and floating objects in the river to protect the dolphins' threatened habitat. They are described as 'pandas ...

  7. A cruise on the wild side

    Posted Jul 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... By Young Post intern Adrian Plani For a relaxing day out that has educational value, take an eco-trip to become better acquainted with pink dolphins. Despite increasing pollution, these endangered mammals can still be seen in Hong Kong waters Pink dolphins are known as the Indo-Pacific humpback and, although they appear pink, marine biologists say they are white and the pinkish hue ...

  8. Weather no obstacle for racers

    Posted Oct 27th 2008, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Wong Yat-hei The Asia Miles Eco Action Asia Adventure attracted about 350 participants this year. It raised more than HK$75,000 and highlighted Hong Kong people's commitment to environmental protection. The event was held on October 5 to raise funds for Action Asia Foundation, the Ocean Park Conservation Foundation and the Hong Kong Dolphin Conservation Society. There were two ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Nov 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bridge could spell end for white dolphins We have to wake up now and consider whether the stakes are too high, that is, gambling with the very survival of the Chinese white dolphin ... dolphins found in Hong Kong waters before they become locally extinct. A recent Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department study had already pointed to a worrying decline in dolphin ...

  10. Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai

    Posted Nov 09th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Wicks

    ... an open-air marine centre packed with dolphins, 17 restaurants, a host of luxury boutiques and Aquaventure - a water-themed amusement park. Can I really swim with sharks? The main attraction ... How can I meet the dolphins? Dolphin Bay is a strictly supervised education centre where you can swim with them. It's not as personal as you might like- you're bundled into a group ...




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