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  1. Laws ban trade in endangered species but don't protect habitat

    Posted Apr 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it. Why not? However, heritage is more than just land and culture. Lamma is home to many endangered species of plants and animals. The value of these unique species is great ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/710444/laws-ban-trade-endangered-species-dont-protect-habitat
  2. Endangered lemur found in city sent to rare species centre in Britain

    Posted May 07th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... lemur, the tiniest of the species, is listed in Appendix I of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, meaning it is threatened with extinction ... Austin Chiu An endangered lemur found running around an industrial building in Sham Shui Po has begun a new life in Britain after being cared for in Hong Kong for a year. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/713676/endangered-lemur-found-city-sent-rare-species-centre-britain
  3. Restaurant promotes environmentalism while you dine on endangered species

    Posted Feb 20th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... of popular, expensive but threatened marine species, it seems, are available. 'We have expensive seafood like so mei, shark's fin,' a branch sales manager said. 'But you probably ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/706491/restaurant-promotes-environmentalism-while-you-dine-endangered-species
  4. Political tigers are an endangered species

    Posted Jan 05th 2010, 12:00am by Richard Halloran

    ... Richard Halloran The coming lunar new year is the Year of the Tiger, a time when natural leaders with vigour, courage and imagination are supposed to do great things. Unhappily, not many tigers are roaming the capitals of the United States and Asia at pre ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/702767/political-tigers-are-endangered-species
  5. Shark fin traders await decision on species

    Posted Jan 07th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... hammerhead shark- the most expensive in local restaurants. At the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora meeting, the United States will propose the listing of six shark species, including the scalloped hammerhead, as threatened, so that they would be put under trade restrictions. 'As far as we know, proponents of a ban on trading ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/702929/shark-fin-traders-await-decision-species
  6. Shark fin traders await decision on species

    Posted Jan 07th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... hammerhead shark- the most expensive in local restaurants. At the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora meeting, the United States will propose the listing of six shark species, including the scalloped hammerhead, as threatened, so that they would be put under trade restrictions. 'As far as we know, proponents of a ban on trading ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/702970/shark-fin-traders-await-decision-species
  7. We can all do our bit and stop trade in endangered sharks

    Posted Nov 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and drop the bad ones. I explained to the young men and women at St Paul's that we should not listen to the shark sellers or the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species ... of the globe's shark species are threatened and that Hong Kong is leading the way towards their extinction. This isn't an opinion but a fact, since our city sees more than 55 per cent of the shark ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/731374/we-can-all-do-our-bit-and-stop-trade-endangered-sharks
  8. 500th bird species spotted in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Birdwatchers are hailing the arrival of the 500th species of birds to be seen in Hong Kong, expanding the city's bird list to cover about a third of the species for the whole of China. Bird lovers are also celebrating a steady rise in the species of wild birds seen in the city, at a level of four to five every year. The 500th species to be seen locally, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/712281/500th-bird-species-spotted-hong-kong
  9. New home for tamarins

    Posted Sep 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... from the Copenhagen Zoo. The critically endangered species of monkeys is native to Colombia. They can live for about 25 years in captivity, but only survive half that in the wild. The monkeys, about the size of a squirrel, are considered one of the world's 25 most-endangered primates. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/724341/new-home-tamarins
  10. Officials refuse to go without shark's fin soup

    Posted Dec 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... the meeting, said he was disappointed. 'They are not willing to take a step further,' he said. A spokeswoman for the department said the city was committed to protecting endangered species by adhering to an international convention designed to ensure trade did not threaten endangered species' survival. 'It is possible more species will be included in the convention ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/733980/officials-refuse-go-without-sharks-fin-soup

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