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  1. Fish meal for saved dolphin

    Posted Aug 11th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... fed her 4kg of local fish mixed with American sardines and treated her with antifungal agents and vitamins for a skin infection. The 2.44-metre mammal also has scars, parasites and anaemia. ... Lee Ling-fung said. Ultra-sound tests will also be carried out to establish whether any of her internal organs are damaged. The Ocean Park marine rescue team transported the dolphin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/424441/fish-meal-saved-dolphin
  2. Radio-tagging risks infecting dolphins

    Posted Jul 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It is with grave concern that I read in the South China Morning Post ('Pact agreed to help save dolphins', June 3) of a plan to capture and radio-tag humpback (or Chinese white) dolphins in the Pearl River. Several years ago, proposals were tabl ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/422189/radio-tagging-risks-infecting-dolphins
  3. Stranded dolphin gets round-the-clock care

    Posted Aug 10th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... A Chinese white dolphin was under intensive care and 24-hour watch at Ocean Park last night after it was found beached in a Sai Kung marine park - the first live stranding of the protected mammal in Hong Kong. The 2.44-metre-long female, weighing about 150kg, was found stranded in shallow water at the beach outside Sam A Tsuen in Yan Chau Tong Marine Park by a villager about 10pm ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/424350/stranded-dolphin-gets-round-clock-care
  4. The significance of Peking Man

    Posted Dec 14th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Goff

    ... mammals. It marked the evolutionary stepping stone palaeontologists had been looking for as it showed that Homo erectus was different from the ape in physical characteristics and cranial capacity ... and have never resurfaced. The fossil remains had been on display at a museum in Beijing but were taken by United States Marines in December 1941 at the end of the four-year Sino-Japanese War, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/438138/significance-peking-man
  5. Learning is as simple as a walk in the park

    Posted Oct 20th 2003, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... as well as marine life. 'The idea is that students can broaden their scientific knowledge through observation and experiments,' said Ocean Park education manager Joyce Kwok Wai-hing. The Dolphin Snapshot tour, for example, shows not only how these intelligent mammals are trained to perform but also how their habitat is created. 'We'll tell visitors where the water comes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/431651/learning-simple-walk-park
  6. Saving dolphins a tough business

    Posted Nov 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Andrew Dembina

    ... into the waters that form part of the habitat of the Chinese white dolphin (known to marine biologists as sousa chinensis or Indo-Pacific humpback). At the time, the Sars outbreak was underway and Hong ... was a fisherman but is now a boat driver for one of the vessel operators regularly used by the company. His knowledge of the dolphin habitat and the behavioural patterns of the endangered mammals helps ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/433133/saving-dolphins-tough-business
  7. Marine scientist remembers the days of pristine coastlines

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

    ... When Brian Morton arrived in Hong Kong in the early 1970s, he says Victoria Harbour was clean and the coastline was teeming with marine life. But the environment was already starting to change for the worse, and that led to Professor Morton dedicating nearly half of his life to marine science and conservation. Professor Morton, who retired in June from his post as chief of Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/430930/marine-scientist-remembers-days-pristine-coastlines
  8. Saving dolphins a tough business

    Posted Nov 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Andrew Dembina

    ... into the waters that form part of the habitat of the Chinese white dolphin (known to marine biologists as sousa chinensis or Indo-Pacific humpback). At the time, the Sars outbreak was underway and Hong ... was a fisherman but is now a boat driver for one of the vessel operators regularly used by the company. His knowledge of the dolphin habitat and the behavioural patterns of the endangered mammals helps ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/433316/saving-dolphins-tough-business
  9. Fines show marine park abusers get off lightly

    Posted Nov 06th 2003, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... on people who destroy coral and sea life in marine parks. People who violate laws designed to protect marine life are being fined only a fraction of the penalty imposed for littering. From March ... stretches of coast. WWF chief executive Stephen Lau Ka-man urged the government to consider imposing fixed-penalty fines of $1,500 on people caught putting marine life and rare corals at risk. Mr ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/433591/fines-show-marine-park-abusers-get-lightly
  10. Mariner steering a course of harmony in his harbour cruise

    Posted Aug 11th 2003, 12:00am by Caryn Yap

    ... policy on promotion to reflect an employee's capabilities, rather than just seniority, Mr Yeung attended marine courses to improve his chances. 'I attended classes after work so as to prepare for exams held by the Marine Department,' he said. 'As my English standards were not very good, I spent a lot of time checking the dictionary.' He set his sights on a prized ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/424439/mariner-steering-course-harmony-his-harbour-cruise

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