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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE COLUMN

    Breeding of endangered species is futile without habitat protection

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Martin Williams

    ... company before the inevitable demise. It seemed a bleak prognosis. I responded that species can sometimes bounce back, given the chance. Even so, the odds are stacked against endangered species ... Martin Williams While captive breeding of animals is to be lauded, it should not overshadow the task of protecting the ecosystems they live in Why preserve a species if you can't save ...

  2. News - World - SCIENCE

    Brazilian scientists clone endangered animals

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Rio de Janeiro

    ... not resolve one of the main problems facing species with dwindling populations, which is maintaining a sufficiently varied gene pool. Cloning can't be a substitute for protecting endangered ... Associated Press in Rio De Janeiro Scientists enlist techniques for first time to stop indigenous species disappearing from the world Brazil fights to save animals through cloning ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SMUGGLING

    150 elephants died for ivory load seized at port in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... together, but I'd say around 150 elephants died for this shipment," said Alfred Wong Kwong-Chiu, an Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department endangered species protection ... end market is largely mainland China," said Chris Shepherd, deputy director of Traffic in Southeast Asia, an NGO that works to stop the trade in endangered species. "It's purely ...

  4. Endangered monkeys make move to Ocean Park

    Posted Apr 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com With their blue faces and little snub-noses, two golden monkeys are the latest example of China's endangered wildlife to greet visitors to Ocean ... human settlement and hunters after their meat, bones and fur. Like the giant panda they are listed as endangered. The Primate Research Centre at the University of Wisconsin estimates just 8,000 ...

  5. News - China - WILDLIFE

    Poaching and trading of wildlife rampant in mainland China

    Posted Dec 12th 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... on the mainland and those who sell rare and endangered species could face criminal charges. Guangdong's forestry department said it had confiscated 66,500 wild animals- 52,600 of them birds- ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Poaching and trading of species- many nationally protected- is rampant on the mainland, especially in Guangdong where the illegal trade is huge In the market ...

  6. News - World - NATURE

    New species of monkey identified in Congo

    Posted Sep 15th 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... the message for conservation for all of Congo's endangered fauna," said John Hart. "Species with small ranges like the lesula can move from vulnerable to seriously endangered over ... The Guardian New species of monkey identified by researchers in lowland rainforests of central Congo Meet the Lesula- world's newestknown mammal A new species of monkey has been ...

  7. Endangered reptiles to be returned to Philippines

    Posted Aug 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... which means permits are required for these animals to be transported between countries. Alfred Wong, an endangered species protection officer for the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation ... Lilly Zhang lilly.zhang@scmp.com More than 100 endangered reptiles from the Philippines that were smuggled into Hong Kong will be 'repatriated' to their home country today, ...

  8. Endangered seafood on many luxury hotel menus

    Posted Jan 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com Many luxury hotels in the city still include endangered marine species on their seafood menus- and it's not just shark's fin soup, ... their menus because there are so many other endangered species- and [the list] changes all the time,' she said. 'What is more important is for hotels to have a policy that requires seafood ...

  9. News - China

    Customs officials battle smuggling surge

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 06:17pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Customs officials in China are grappling with an increase in smuggling, particularly banned items such as drugs, weapons and endangered animals, state media reported on Tuesday. The value of goods seized from January to September increased by 20 per cent compared to the same period last year, according to customs figures published by the China Daily. ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, December 23, 2012

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... leading the pack, with Beijing and Shanghai reportedly eating fewer endangered animals ("In the market for a taste of the wild", December 16). It is ironic that "well-educated men ...




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