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  1. letters

    Posted Sep 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Urgent need to save dolphins Thousands of dolphins are killed each year in Japan. In a coastal Japanese village, they are harpooned for meat or captured alive as show animals. The problem is not just about the number of dolphins which are killed- fishermen use some terrible methods to kill these animals. I saw some YouTube videos about dolphin hunting and I was shocked ...

  2. The magic of ice

    Posted Aug 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lam Lok-chi A secondary student carves an ice dolphin at Cityplaza yesterday. She was part of a group of seven secondary students who earned high praise from ice sculptor Suen Wanjie after ... sculpture,' said Mr Suen after handing diplomas to the students, who carved out ice sculptures of penguins, butterflies, dolphins and plums. The students demonstrated their new-found skills ...

  3. Teaching conservation and funding research projects are priorities

    Posted Jan 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Ocean Park Conservation Foundation Hong Kong, the park seeks to ensure the survival of the giant panda and other animals, including whales, dolphins, birds, reptiles and Asian amphibians. ... for funding from the foundation, which is now funding studies that include research into Irrawaddy dolphins, dugongs and other threatened species. From every paid admission to Ocean Park, HK$1 goes ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Jan 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dolphin show can aid conservation I refer to the letter by Janet Walker, of Hong Kong Dolphinwatch ('Nothing that happens to dolphins in a tiny tank has conservation value', January 8). Those questioning the conservation value of Ocean Park's dolphin exhibit and show are naive. Conservation is nothing new. The human race has been conserving things (for example, ...

  5. Day of fun at Ocean Park

    Posted Jan 16th 2004, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... 10-year-old children in painting a giant dolphin. ...

  6. Sign up for project scheme at Ocean Park

    Posted Aug 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... they acquired from the course. Law Ka-nam was named the most outstanding student, while Chan Hai-chun received the best progress award. The best team award went to the Dolphin group for their study on dolphin training. Meanwhile, more than 34,000 students from kindergartens, primary and secondary schools benefited from OPAHK's education programmes over the past year. Fifteen students were ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, June 4, 2013

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... issue I must take issue with the headline ("Dolphins 'too stupid for suicide'", May 31). The headline is patently untrue. Dr Nimal Fernando makes a reasonable assertion as a veterinary surgeon dealing with these animals on a daily basis that the process of killing oneself is beyond the mental capacity of a dolphin. While I am a veterinarian, I am not an expert ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Aug 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the HKCEE. WWF wants help for dolphins The conservation body WWF has called on the government to designate more marine parks to protect Chinese white dolphins from further loss of habitat resulting ...

  9. Happenings

    Posted Feb 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ocean Park Conservation Day, which was held on January 8, helped raise people's awareness of the need to protect endangered species such as whales and dolphins. Every year, ... in this meaningful activity. We designed a game called 'Roll the ball, save the whale and dolphin' to help visitors learn more about the creatures. Dolphins and whales are beautiful mammals. We ...

  10. Take a break

    Posted Dec 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... that are off limits to tourists and have close encounters with animals, such as a baby dolphin which was born a month ago. So far, more than 4,100 students, from kindergarten to secondary level, have taken part in special tours organised by the OPA. 'I've been to the Shark Aquarium and Dolphin University. The staff showed us how they train the dolphins to perform and how they cure ...




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