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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    How to test the waters for dolphins

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... the waters for dolphins The city may perform "virtual reclamation" to gauge the effects on endangered marine species of creating new land in the western waters. The idea, floated by the government as an unprecedented move, prompted green activists to cast doubts on its necessity. The intention was to put barriers in the sea to see how dolphins would react, permanent secretary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1196570/how-test-waters-dolphins
  2. News - Asia

    Outcry by animal welfare group over Singapore casino’s dolphins

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 03:45pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Court battle to release dolphins taken from the Solomon Islands Twenty-seven dolphins destined for a Singapore casino resort are at the centre of a court ... released a video on Friday on the depletion of the Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins from the islands as it intensified a campaign for Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) to release the animals – two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1064899/outcry-animal-welfare-group-over-singapore-casinos-dolphins
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Airport's dolphin experts told 'show evidence development won't drive creatures away'

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:26am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Consultants backing third runway project accused of guesswork and misleading public Airport's dolphin experts told: show us your evidence Marine consultants hired by the Airport Authority should present facts to back up their claims that building a third runway at Chek Lap Kok would not threaten Chinese white dolphins in the area, a local ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1545116/airports-dolphin-experts-told-show-us-your-evidence
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Opponents of runway plan should look beyond the dolphins to see the wider harm

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 12:32pm by Paul Stapleton

    ... Paul Stapleton Paul Stapleton laments the narrow focus of the environmental concerns raised over runway expansion, as we stand to lose more than dolphins Earth at risk The debate over ... construction, yet to be worked out. The "debate" has mostly been between the pro-business forces and the dolphin lovers. While experts argue about whether local dolphins can withstand yet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1546420/opponents-runway-plan-should-look-beyond-dolphins-see-wider-harm
  5. News - Hong Kong

    Measures to save rare dolphins 'not enough'

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:03am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Advisory board voices concern about lack of action to mitigate impact of third runway Measures to save rare dolphins 'not enough' Members of the Country ... Authority has proposed setting up a marine park to compensate for the loss of the rare Chinese white dolphin's habitat as a result of land reclamation for the runway, which will gobble up 650 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1546001/measures-save-rare-dolphins-not-enough
  6. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    US consultant believes dolphins will return after third runway is built

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 03:41am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com New runway won't drive endangered Chinese white dolphin away for good, Airport Authority consultant says, citing two American cases Dolphins will come back, says scientist Threatened dolphins will return to their habitat when disruption from the building of the airport's third runway ends, an international expert said confidently ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1541987/us-consultant-believes-dolphins-will-return-after-third-runway-built
  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    'Runway plan may displace dolphins but they'll be back', say airport officials

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 12:20pm by Ernest Kao and Cheung Chi-fai

    ... Ernest Kao and Cheung Chi-fai 'Dolphins are complex, they can move around,' says consultant as conservationist queries logic 'Runway plan may displace dolphins but they'll be back' The loss of marine habitat to a new airport runway will probably displace the population of Chinese white dolphins from north Lantau- but they will come back eventually, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1536778/marine-park-included-proposal-third-airport-runway
  8. News - China - ANIMAL CONSERVATION

    Centre dedicated to 'critically endangered' porpoise is deserted in Jiangxi

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 01:18pm

    ... state media reported today. The building, built in Nanchang, the capital of Jiangxi province, is desolate and covered with thick dust. Some windows are broken. A pool used for breeding dolphins was turned into a fishing pool, Chengdu Business Daily reported. The report said no experts visited the centre since construction was completed in 2005, and the centre failed to save any dolphins ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1551013/centre-dedicated-critically-endangered-porpoise-deserted-jiangxi
  9. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Pink dolphins spotted just 3 times this year, conservationists say

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 04:48am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Dolphins spotted 'just 3 times' this year Just three sightings of Chinese white dolphins have been recorded in the waters off northeastern Lantau ... of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge began in 2012, Dolphin Conservation Society chairman Samuel Hung Ka-yiu said. "There are three reasons for their disappearance: they've died, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1531044/pink-dolphins-spotted-just-3-times-year-conservationists-say
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Dolphins offered a 'phoney' deal over Hong Kong airport's third runway

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:43am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Third runway: dolphins offered 'phoney' deal Measures proposed in the Airport Authority's environmental impact assessment of the airport's planned third runway- due for release today- are unlikely to compensate for the loss of dolphin habitat, a conservation group says. In particular, the Dolphin Conservation Society ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1536420/dolphins-offered-phoney-deal-over-hong-kong-airports-third-runway

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