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  1. 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 ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Hong Kong's pink dolphins driven out by bridge project

    Posted Jun 19th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Green group warns noise and pollution from construction sites has created 'dire' situation for pink dolphins- with just 61 found last year Dolphins driven out by bridge project Just 61 dolphins were spotted in Hong Kong waters last year- the fewest in a decade and less than half the number seen back then. That's according to a study ...

  3. Hunt causes worldwide ripple effect

    Posted Mar 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Compiled by Chris Lau and Young Post junior reporter Yasmin Subba The Issues Some dolphins are caught and sold to theme parks, but most are killed for food. Some are killed for 'pest control', or culled, because there are too many dolphins eating fishermen's catch and affecting their livelihood. In 2009, a documentary film was released about the secret slaughter of dolphins ...

  4. News - World - NATURE

    Record number of dolphins killed by virus off eastern United States

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 07:19am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Record 753 dolphins killed by virus off US The deadliest known outbreak of a measles-like virus in bottlenose dolphins has killed a record number of them along the US Atlantic coast since July, officials said. A total of 753 bottlenose dolphins the animals washed up from New York to Florida from July 1 until November 3, the National Oceanic ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Tiger mums could learn a lesson from sociable, playful 'dolphin parents'

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 06:25pm by Hazel Parry

    ... Hazel Parry life@scmp.com Tiger mums could learn a thing or two from laid-back dolphin parents, happiness researcher Shawn Achor tells Hazel Parry Splash course Do you hover over your ... after the sociable, intelligent dolphin is causing something of a splash by claiming that a big dose of fun and games is more likely to nurture successful children. Dolphin parenting is the term ...

  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    New humpback dolphin species discovered off north Australia

    Posted Oct 31st 2013, 04:06pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Scientists expressed “surprise and delight” on Thursday after a new humpback dolphin species was identified off northern Australia, with genetic mapping singling out an animal not previously known to science. A global team led by the US-based Wildlife Conservation Society made the discovery after examining almost 200 dead dolphins and tissue ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    Miami Dolphins in turmoil amid bullying, racism claims

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 10:21am by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press Richie Incognito accused of harassing teammate In the stadium program sold at the Miami Dolphins’ game on Halloween, Richie Incognito was asked who’s the easiest teammate ... that were racist and threatening, two people familiar with the situation said. The people spoke on condition of anonymity because the Dolphins and NFL haven’t disclosed the nature of the misconduct ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Airport Authority's fixation with third runway is blinding it to other options

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 05:33pm by Albert Cheng

    ... dismissed the assessment as a whitewash. More importantly, members of the council's subcommittee were sceptical, too. In particular, they voiced doubts that the Chinese white dolphins, which ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Dolphin parents aim for happiness now

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 06:53pm by Hazel Parry

    ... Hazel Parry Emphasis on the here and now The newly defined dolphin style of parenting is not the first to capture attention in recent years. Yale law professor Amy Chua's 2011 book ... coupled with parental aspirations for academic success, means there are a lot of helicopter parents in the city. What I like about dolphin parenting is that it addresses the child's ...

  10. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Peru considers shark fishing curbs to stop dolphins' slaughter for bait

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 07:32am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Lima Dolphin slaughter may see shark fishing curbs Peru said it might restrict shark fishing to curb the illegal slaughter of up to 15,000 dolphins per year- used ... Japan, Singapore and other Asian nations, the Production Ministry said. Video taken by NGO Mundo Azul broadcast on Thursday shows Peruvian fisherman harpooning dolphins before skinning ...




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