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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Donated elephant tusks teach schoolchildren reality of a cruel trade

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Elephant tusks teach children reality of a cruel trade Pupils at the Belilios Public School in North Point received an unusual gift from the government last year: dozens of illegal items seized by customs, including more than 50kg of ivory. The gift is part of government efforts to dispose of tonnes of elephant tusks and parts of other endangered ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Children can help save the elephants

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Children can inspire a ban on ivory to save the elephants Congratulations to Celia Ho for her excellent letter ("Ivory market an example of inhumanity", October 3). While she pointed out many key facts on elephant conservation, the most important point is that she is a Form Three student. That makes the letter even more special because one of the only hopes ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Educate public about lethal nature of ivory trade

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Educate public about lethal trade How many slaughtered African elephants does 1.3 tonnes of ivory tusks represent? It is hard to tell when they are cut into 779 pieces ... seem a conservative estimate. It may be debatable whether the elephant or the lion is king of the African plains. But there is no question that this socially organised giant of its own domain ...

  4. letters

    Posted Jul 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... I'm like an elephant, a baby elephant.' I replied: 'If you're an elephant, then break down the wall. If you can't break it down, then walk around it.' The point ...

  5. Have Your Say

    Posted Aug 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ching Chu Secondary School (Kwai Chung) Zoos no good for Asian elephants I am writing in response to Agence France-Presse's article 'Australia to import Asian elephants' (Young Post, July 21). Some wildlife activists were enraged by Australia's plan to import eight endangered Asian elephants to the country's zoo to for breeding. While the breeding programme ...

  6. Students return with lessons from Kenya

    Posted Jul 18th 2004, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma Roaring elephants, courting lions, armed rangers and a night under the stars on the wild African plains- those were some of the highlights for a group of high school students ... of Kenya's rich array of wildlife, including hyenas, rhinos, elephants and giraffes. One wildlife encounter involved a pair of courting lions. The students stumbled upon them while touring Nakuru ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ROOKIE MUM

    Dancing helps develop a child's imagination

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by Angharad Hampshire

    ... of time through long and short notes: she gets the children to walk like elephants for the long notes and mice for the short notes. "Children need to develop their creative potential ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, November 26, 2012

    Posted Nov 26th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ...   We must speak out against tragic trade I congratulate the Hong Kong authorities on confiscating their third major haul of ivory this year ("150 elephants died for ivory load", November 17). The haul came from Tanzania and the elephants, ranging from the smallest to mature adults, were slaughtered to satisfy the greed of those who are grotesque enough to think that owning ...

  9. Clues to pick right options

    Posted Oct 20th 2004, 12:00am by Alfred Yiu

    ... paragraph, 'This idea' refers to... a. the ivory trade had not been banned before. b. the situation of the African elephant was extremely serious. c. the measures taken to protect the African elephant were drastic. d. the ban on the ivory trade was introduced in 1990. When a worldwide ban on the ivory trade was introduced in 1990, in order to protect the African elephant ...

  10. Asian Games can help citizens get involved in sport as a lifelong hobby

    Posted Jan 09th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... interest in a particular sport. Those who do get involved in a sport can enjoy a healthy lifestyle. The facilities which will be built for the Asian Games need not become white elephants after ...




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