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  1. Sunny side up

    Posted Apr 19th 2010, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... after relinquishing his role as the official caretaker of the islands of the Great Barrier Reef- a well-paid six-month stint in the sunshine that some called the ultimate gravy train (probably ... He can be heard uttering the same on the National Geographic documentary made about his time spent island hopping around the 2,600 kilometre Great Barrier Reef last year with Bre Watkins. ...

  2. Living proof of dying oceans

    Posted Apr 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Michael Richardson For decades, scientists and others fascinated by Australia's Great Barrier Reef have been puzzling over the cause of periodic starfish infestations that kill ... Australia's northeast coast, the Great Barrier Reef is the world's biggest marine park and contains the largest continuous coral reef system, with the richest biological diversity. Water quality ...

  3. Coral fish stocks at crisis point

    Posted Jan 19th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Six-year study finds overfishing has depleted species to a level 10 times lower than Great Barrier Reef Fish populations in sensitive coral areas around Hong Kong's ... Barrier Reef, parts of the Philippines and substantially lower than coral areas in Thailand. Dr Cornish said the fish population in the marine park in Sai Kung was 'among the lowest ever ...

  4. Great hunger

    Posted Sep 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... reported that their coast lines are being fished out by mainland fleets and reef fish in the Philippines are being depleted, all to cater to insatiable demand in southern China and Hong Kong. China ...

  5. Talkback

    Posted Apr 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... or ethical manner. The London-based Marine Stewardship Council has a recognised process for certifying fisheries, and this approach must become common practice and demanded by consumers. Coral reefs ... are irrevocably destroying our life-support system. Unsustainable consumption must stop- if it takes ciguatera poisoning from coral reef fish to help raise awareness, then so be it. Hong Kong is the 10th ...

  6. Start of Kyoto Protocol outweighs its flaws

    Posted Feb 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... consider the devastation that can result from a jump of two degrees. The coral of Australia's famous Great Barrier Reef, for instance, would be in danger of dying off. The goals of Kyoto ...

  7. Underwater hero

    Posted Sep 16th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... a group of 14 divers to Tolo Harbour where they removed thousands of kilograms of discarded fishing nets. His actions are a great example of how you can put your passion into action ... underwater scenery, Louis was shocked to see a coral reef bleached white by pollution and very little sea life. 'I felt like I was the only living creature in the water. It was scary ...

  8. Excessive fishing could endanger

    Posted Aug 05th 2004, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Excessive fishing in Hong Kong could create a lopsided eco-system and lead to erosion of the region's precious coral reefs. The World Wildlife Foundation (WWF) conducted its annual reef checking exercise at Moon Island, Hoi Ha Wan, on Sunday and found low numbers of species such as garoupa, snapper and wrasse. One species crucial to the balance ...

  9. Balancing act for great schmoozer

    Posted Jan 04th 2011, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Kevin Rafferty Pity Nicolas Sarkozy, president of France, great man of the world, and be careful what you wish for. Sarkozy has taken over as the president of both the once-cosy club of the G8 developed economic powers and of the Group of 20 countries that combines the old powers and the up-and-coming new ones. It will be a wonderful opportunity for Sarkozy to show off his ...

  10. The great wall of Beijing: official plans to lock down whole city

    Posted Jul 06th 2010, 12:00am by Priscilla Jiao

    ... Priscilla Jiao Beijing authorities think they have a solution to the swelling population of migrant workers encamped on the outskirts of the city: wall them out. Restricted access to some Beijing suburban villages may be extended to the whole city, the ca ...




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