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  1. Spoonbills wing in for winter break

    Posted Nov 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lew Young, the manager of the Mai Po Nature Reserve. He said the reserve was prepared for the birds' return and had lowered water levels in some ponds so that the birds could feed more ... endangered but numbers have risen over the past decade. Dr Lew said a better estimate of the birds' worldwide population was hoped for after a simultaneous count in different wintering sites ...

  2. Record number of rare spoonbills wing in for the winter

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

    ... black-faced spoonbills. Mai Po Nature Reserve manager Lew Young said the figures confirmed Hong Kong remained attractive to the birds, which stop at the wetlands on their annual migration from South ...

  3. Rare birds flocking back to the city

    Posted Nov 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... manager Lew Young said it was still too early to say if more rare species would spend time in Hong Kong this winter and whether climate change had played a role in disrupting the birds' ... for the migratory birds, Dr Lew said some plants had been cleared from the Mai Po ponds to make more room, and the water level in some ponds had been lowered to help the birds feed on fish and shrimp. Dr ...

  4. Long road ahead for electric cars on mainland

    Posted Sep 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Worldwide, fully electric vehicles are only just beginning to reach mass-market consumers. Lew Fulton, a senior transport specialist at the International Energy Agency, projects global sales ...

  5. Mai Po birdwatchers get a new place to hide

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

    ... Reserve manager Lew Young. The reserve is home to over 380 bird species, many of which are migratory species that either winter at Mai Po or pass by on their way to warmer climates in the south. ...

  6. Closure unfair, says Mai Po boss

    Posted Dec 24th 2007, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui WWF Hong Kong has accused the government of treating the Mai Po nature reserve unfairly. The criticism came after it temporarily closed the reserve two weeks ago- the third time in three years- following the discovery of a dead wild bird infected with H5N1 outside the reserve. Reserve manager Lew Young said that apart from the closure of the Bird Garden in Mong Kok for 18 ...

  7. Wetlands plan to lessen damage from disasters

    Posted Feb 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the Pearl River Delta. Lew Young, conservation manager of the Mai Po nature reserve in Hong Kong, praised the central government for its efforts in wetland conservation over the past few years. ...

  8. Fears for wetland near free-trade site

    Posted Nov 13th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Territories.' Mai Po Nature Reserve manager Lew Young is also concerned the wetland plan will be scrapped. 'What conservation could be done there if there is an industrial zone built next ...

  9. Re-creation of freshwater marshes attracts rare birds

    Posted Aug 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Caryn Yap

    ... of fresh or slightly brackish water. WWF manager Lew Young said that while there was no shortage of brackish water at Mai Po, the WWF had, in 1998, decided to make more use of its many abandoned ...

  10. Bonanza for birdwatchers as seven new species arrive

    Posted Jun 17th 2006, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... identified in the first six months of this year. 'It is very exciting for birdwatchers. But it may also imply a change of habitat in Hong Kong and neighbouring countries.' Lew Young, ...




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