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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 ...

  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. ...

  3. Controls tightened on endangered species

    Posted Mar 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Hong Kong has stepped up import and export controls on three endangered species- sawfish, European eel and Brazilwood- the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department said yesterday. Exemptions for caviar brought into Hong Kong for personal use have been cut from 250 grams to 125 grams. ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Look out for endangered species series

    Posted Oct 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I'm writing in response to the article 'Boom takes its toll on endangered species' (South China Morning Post, October 4). I think that imposing the death penalty for killing ... and many of our other readers- are interested in endangered species, we will run a series on this topic beginning next term. It will run on Tuesdays after Christmas. Thanks again ...

  6. Splashing out on yet another endangered species

    Posted Nov 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo The property and stock market bubbles have created an entire class of nouveau riche on the mainland with a taste for exotic, even endangered, species. The more traditional shark's fin and abalone are passe because they cannot throw away half a million yuan on a dish. A giant yellow croaker (pictured), which is listed as a state-protected species under the Bureau ...

  7. Protect endangered species

    Posted May 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nowadays, many endangered species are killed for their skins, tusks, fins and other body parts, while logging is rampant in rainforests across the world. It seems that humans cannot live ... depleted. Check out www.wwf.org.hk to read the environmental organisation's guidelines to what to eat without endangering species. Another Hong Kong speciality, shark's fin soup, is also ...

  8. endangered species

    Posted Jan 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Quiz Answer the following questions. To test your memory, try answering without referring to the text. If you can't remember the details, read the piece again. 8. Wild orang-utans live in: a. Sumatra and Borneo b. Borneo and Java c. Borneo, Java and ...

  9. Endangered species in photos just a paper tiger

    Posted Jun 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shi Jingtao in Beijing Authorities in Shaanxi have finally conceded that a set of suspicious photos of an endangered South China tiger are fake and have arrested the farmer who produced ... on suspicion of fraud, a police spokesman said. The photos, released by the provincial forestry department in October, were trumpeted as proof of the existence of a species that had not been seen ...

  10. Endangered spoonbill species to be tracked across cyberspace

    Posted Nov 30th 2003, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Environmentalists from across the region are setting up an internet tracking system that will allow people to log on and follow the movements of an endangered bird species ... Their numbers fell to less than 300 in early 1990s and although it is believed there are 1,000 of them now, they remain an endangered species. There are 128 of them currently wintering in Hong Kong. ...




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