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  1. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    US consultant believes dolphins will return after third runway is built

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 03:41am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... measures identified by the authority in an environmental impact assessment of the plan. Wursig, an expert in marine mammal behaviour at Texas A&M University, cited San Francisco Bay ... said. But Wursig acknowledged that the Hong Kong dolphins were of a different species, and that some marine mammals, including some whales, did not return to disrupted habitats. Local dolphin ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Zoning plan near park stirs outcry

    Posted Jul 11th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Planning Department draft turns over land near Sai Kung marine sanctuary to village development, angering environmentalists Zoning plan near park stirs outcry The Planning Department has come under fire for zoning an area near a Sai Kung marine park for development of up to almost 100 village houses. The department recently released a draft for the zoning ...

  3. News - Asia - CONSERVATION

    'Paper parks': Myanmar habitats where official protection is not worth the paper its written on

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 06:16am by AP

    ... marine park, is not unique. Though the country's 43 protected areas are among Asia's greatest bastions of biodiversity, encompassing snow-capped Himalayan peaks, dense jungles ... this 204-square-kilometre marine gem. Yet local residents and staff with Italian Instituto Oikos, the group Tedesco works for, say dynamite fishing persists even within earshot of the ranger station. They say ...



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