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  1. Dolphins are not entertainment

    Posted Apr 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... My name is Harry. I am nine years old. I have lived in Hong Kong all of my life although I am British. I am writing about Ocean Park planning to bring dolphins from the Solomon Islands to Hong Kong. Ocean Park is a park for children my age. We do not want ...

  2. Ocean Park urged to end animal theatre shows and scrap imports

    Posted Jul 12th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Green groups have appealed to Ocean Park to scrap plans to import any more wild creatures and to stop its theatre performances because the animals are 'forced to become money-making machines'. The Hong Kong Dolphin Conservation Societ ...

  3. Eating chicken vs eating dolphin

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

    ... are not. From a purely health point of view, eating marine predators is a bad idea. As we already know, fish that eat fish accumulate their poisons in their own meat. And it is the same ...

  4. Lessons for HK park in killer whale horror

    Posted Feb 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... marine theme park is a case in point. There is much controversy over the park's decision to keep Tilikum, the six-metre killer whale that seized trainer Dawn Brancheau while she was feeding ...

  5. Marine wind farm planned off Lamma

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

    ... will be the focus of a month-long public consultation from Monday, the project would not greatly harm the marine ecology and the site was not within a bird habitat. Lau said measures would be taken to minimise possible adverse effects, including restricting the speed of construction ships, and avoiding foundation work during peak marine mammal activity times. Edwin Lau Che-feng, director ...

  6. Jane Goodall and post-event thoughts

    Posted Sep 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the captivity of dolphins and other marine mammals worldwide, particularly in Hong Kong. Rose said most dolphins are caught in the wild, and often injured or even killed during capture. The dolphins ... are passing laws against the capture of marine mammals. Rose came to Hong Kong to discuss with Ocean Park the importance of conservation, asking them not to expand their marine mammal population. ...

  7. Ocean Park personnel were on conservation initiative

    Posted Apr 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... diversity, population, and sustainability of marine mammals in their waters. This was not part of a dolphin capture programme and allegations to that effect, as well as implications pertaining ... about protecting marine mammals and their declining habitats. A 2005 Harris Interactive poll found that the public is nearly unanimous (87 per cent) in its acclaim for the irreplaceable ...

  8. Ocean Park backs down on dolphin study

    Posted May 10th 2010, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... said the idea of involving it in the project was 'counter to the original aims and goals of the foundation as an organisation dedicated to preserving wild populations of marine mammals'. The idea of funding the study through the OPCF was also criticised by Professor John Wang, a member of the cetacean specialist group of the International Union for Conservation of Nature, ...

  9. Up close and personal

    Posted Aug 11th 2010, 12:00am by Jocelyn Wong

    ... with the clever critters. The six youngsters started off with a lesson on dolphins and their conservation, then they were off to the water to meet the adorable sea mammals. Here they share their wonderful ... old, (about 40 in human years). Dolphins are among the smartest mammals. Wave two fingers as if conducting an orchestra, and they sing a high-pitched tune. The Ocean Park pair were extremely ...

  10. All bodies recovered after marine collision

    Posted Dec 16th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Marine officials have accounted for all the victims in a December 7 collision between a sand barge and a container vessel, both from the mainland, east of Tung Lung Island. ... six sailors were saved in the worst marine accident in local waters since March 2008. ...




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