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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. Fewer dolphins found in area

    Posted Jun 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com A marine conservationist says the plight of the Chinese white dolphin may worsen because the number of the threatened marine mammals seen in Hong Kong waters has fallen by more than a half in seven years. All three key dolphin concentrations- west, northwest and northeast Lantau- saw declines of varying extents. The northeast, near the Brother ...

  3. Groups still seeking clarification on dolphins

    Posted Mar 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simon Parry Animal welfare groups yesterday pledged to continue their campaign to persuade Hong Kong Airlines to stop carrying live dolphins amid confusion over whether the practice would continue. A letter to one group last week by the airline's British office in response to protests over the carrying of live dolphins suggested the practice would be halted immediately. ...

  4. Ferries threat to dolphins, study finds

    Posted Jun 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei Wei.lo@scmp.com Boat traffic and underwater noise in Hong Kong waters is proving too much for Chinese white dolphins, and has steadily driven down their numbers over the past decade, according to a study released yesterday. The Hong Kong Dolphin Conservation Society report found the drop in numbers was especially marked in 2003/04 and 2007/08- falling 23 per cent ...

  5. Airline 'unlikely' to fly wildlife again

    Posted Feb 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for flying live dolphins on its cargo planes. The airline also promised to make a charitable donation to compensate for flying five dolphins from Osaka in Japan to Hanoi in Vietnam on January 16- ... it said: 'We have all learnt a great lesson.' However, the airline stopped short of giving a categorical undertaking not to transport dolphins in the future and campaigners said ...

  6. There's still hope for dolphins

    Posted Feb 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyee Chan It's a special sight off the island of Lung Kwu Chau, near Tuen Mun. Dozens of bubble-gum pink dolphins and grey youngsters were merrily riding waves and chasing fish. The weather was dreary, but the Chinese white dolphins were having the time of their lives. Cherished by locals and tourists, the fun-loving dolphin has long been seen as a symbol of Hong Kong. ...

  7. Banking on DNA to save the Chinese white dolphin

    Posted Jan 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com The battle to save the endangered Chinese white dolphin received a boost yesterday with the launch of a DNA database aimed at improving long-term conservation ... a beloved and iconic part of Hong Kong marine life and everyone- tourists, locals- wants to see the Chinese white dolphin,' Ocean Park chairman Allan Zeman said. Dubbed a 'DNA bank', ...

  8. Airport admits dolphin impact map misleading

    Posted Jun 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... impact on Chinese white dolphins in a public consultation document. The apology came in a closed meeting on the proposed airport expansion plan, attended by 18 representatives from 13 green ... the relative abundance of dolphins around Lantau Island in a map cited in the consultation document. Each square on the map represented an area surveyed and the number of dolphins sighted was reflected ...

  9. Who said it?

    Posted Jul 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... It is ridiculous that such a costly project could just meet a few years of growth Hong Kong Dolphin Conservation Society chairman Samuel Hung Ka-yiu on projections for the airport's proposed third runway With garbage, you can only produce garbage Guo Benheng, president of Bright Dairy & Food, on China's low safety standards for milk products I feel great Defending ...

  10. Young artists express alarm on white dolphins' pollution plight

    Posted Aug 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their bags and leave. Others fall ill and are rescued by children who try desperately to find them a doctor. These are the lives of Chinese white dolphins as depicted by Hong Kong schoolchildren in a drawing competition that attracted 7,000 entries. So Wing-tung, eight, who won the junior division with her drawing of the pollution-plagued dolphin family, said the marine mammals' plight ...




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