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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    China faces monumental challenges in tackling environmental degradation

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 03:23am by Martin Williams

    ... classed as "living national treasures". Others included the baiji, a small dolphin unique to the Yangzte River. But the baiji wasn't treasured enough, for by 2007 it was declared ...

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    Government needs to consider public input in formulating biodiversity strategy

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 03:26am by Martin Williams

    ... as individuals were rescued, and bred in captivity before new populations were established. Arguably the most charismatic Hong Kong species is the Chinese white dolphin, which despite the name is bubble gum pink when adult. Thanks partly to being the official mascot of Hong Kong's handover to China in 1997, the dolphin has emerged from obscurity to minor celebrity status. Meanwhile, ...

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    'Frankenstein's Cat' poses ethical questions about biotechnology

    Posted Jul 28th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... dolphin, the day nears when you can pick up a fake leg on the way out along with your medication and another bag of cheese puffs. Anthes, a gifted science writer who lives with her cavapoo dog ... genetic material from Celia, the luckless last Pyrenean goat who was crushed by a tree in a storm. But the most engaging chapter describes how a dolphin made life easier for human amputees. Caught ...

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    Silencing of spring puts human soul at peril

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... practise metaphor and empathy alike. Cultures have long heard wisdom in non-human voices: Apollo, god of medicine and knowledge, came to Delphi in the form of a dolphin. But dolphins, which fill ...

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    The campaign to save Lung Mei goes far beyond its unglamorous shores

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Martin Williams

    ... to keep Lung Mei as it is, there are no stellar flagship species- no pink dolphins, or spoonbills or otters. On a global scale, perhaps the most notable species are three kinds of gobies, which ...



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