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  1. Comment - Letters

    Designate marine park now to save dolphins' habitat

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:29am by LETTERS

    ... Designate marine park now to save dolphins' habitat I refer to the advert which appeared in the South China Morning Post on August 6 (“Effective measures to conserve Chinese white dolphins”). The views expressed in it are identical to those put forward by the Airport Authority defending the proposed third runway at Hong Kong International Airport. The advert gives ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Endangered dolphins deserve better than flawed airport report

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 04:25am by LETTERS

    ... Endangered dolphins deserve better than flawed airport report "Dolphins v Development" has become the overarching focus of the controversial struggle raging over Chek Lap Kok airport's proposed third runway: just how much of a threat the development poses to the habitat of Chinese white dolphins and other marine life and land-based organisms in the area. As a group ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Psychiatrist Shimi Kang offers the dolphin way to bring up children

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 04:33am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com The dolphin way to bring up children Just being a parent is confusing and exhausting enough without all those conflicting parenting styles being sold by photogenic ... in the womb. The latest parenting sensation is Shimi Kang, who advises us to follow the way of the dolphin. The Canadian-Indian Harvard-trained psychiatrist's offering, The Dolphin Way offers ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Officials' neglect condemns dolphins

    Posted May 11th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Neglect of workable survival plan has condemned dolphins Dead dolphins have been a feature of north and west Lantau waters for many years but recently the frequency of mortalities has reached a tipping point. Samuel Hung Ka-yiu, chairman of the Dolphin Conservation Society, and those at Dolphinwatch were merely watching a crescendo of events that I and Jo Ruxton (ex-WWF HK ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong needs a third runway, but one paid for by users

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:30am by Mike Rowse

    ... Transport Minister Anthony Cheung Bing-leung and the few remaining Chinese white dolphins swimming near our shores: we don't need one more runway to add to the existing two, we need at least ... landing and parking charges, and probably a special "airport development" levy on individual passengers. The green groups are still fighting a gallant battle on behalf of the dolphins ...

  7. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Let the Hong Kong taxpayer off the hook for a new runway, please

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 12:25am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... the convenience, shouldn't you be the one who pays the price? Why should the Hong Kong taxpayer pay it for you? The issue here is not primarily the Chinese white dolphins (CWDs, as these sponsored features term them). The airport people would love to focus all the opposition on the dolphins. They know they can push the white dolphin aside in the end. It's just a red herring (Ow, bad ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:12am by STAFF

    ... to be in favour of strengthening the rules, while pan-democrats oppose such a move.   Chinese white dolphins in the spotlight The Hong Kong Dolphin Conservation Society is taking a group of journalists on a boat trip to check the latest situation with endangered Chinese white dolphins in the seas off north Lantau. Society chairman Samuel Hung Ka-yiu is briefing the media on the declining number ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    Shek Kwu Chau incinerator will threaten 'vulnerable' finless porpoises

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 04:33am by LETTERS

    ... of what will happen to Shek Kwu Chau and the surrounding waters was evident when, on our way to see the finless porpoises, we saw some pink dolphins in north Lantau waters. They are struggling ... Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge. The prospects for survival of the pink dolphins look very bleak and the finless porpoises will face a similar destruction of their habitat, which will affect their feeding, ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... [The pink dolphin] is a symbol of Hong Kong and they are an indicator of the sea's health Samantha Lee, of the WWF, calling for government action to save Hong Kong's pink dolphin population   I just could not believe it when I saw her in the hospital The mother of Reshma Begum, who survived for 17 days in the rubble of a collapsed factory in Dhaka   It's a great feeling. ...




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