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  1. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Ocean Park chief Allan Zeman rejects claims its dolphins are overworked

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... Allan Zeman said that if trainers and park veterans thought the shows were too stressful for the animals, they would not be run. Senior curator of marine mammals Wong Hoi-ming, said the dolphins ... was "unnatural"- such as tail-walking, jumping on to the platform and waving goodbye. The park said in a statement that about 60 animal husbandry and veterinary staff took care of the marine mammals ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1013829/ocean-park-chief-allan-zeman-rejects-claims-its-dolphins-are
  2. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Dolphins too stupid for suicide, says Ocean Park vet

    Posted May 31st 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... suicide at the park's Marine Mammal Breeding and Research Centre were triggered by a video that went viral on Facebook last week showing the dolphin slamming herself against a pool wall. ... of more than 60 qualified husbandry and veterinary staff to care for the marine mammals- with 29 solely dedicated to the dolphins. Zeman said police had visited the place and taken pictures. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1249943/dolphins-too-stupid-suicide
  3. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Ocean Park gets all-clear on 'suicidal' dolphin

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... the park's Marine Mammal Breeding and Research Centre on May 28 and 30. It would not disclose the investigation report but confirmed the accuracy of the park's statement. According to Ocean ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1284877/ocean-park-gets-all-clear-suicidal-dolphin
  4. News - China - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Environmentalists hail China’s banquet ban on shark fin

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 10:47am by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... that the Chinese government has taken,” said Alex Hofford, executive director of the marine conservation group MyOcean, based in the southern Chinese territory of Hong Kong. The decision was “hugely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1376687/environmentalists-hail-chinas-banquet-ban-shark-fin
  5. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Council tells Cathay only two shark fisheries are sustainable

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Only two fisheries deemed sustainable Cathay Pacific consulted the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)- which certifies sustainable fisheries- early on as part of its plan ... Cathay Pacific is relying on the voluntary work of three marine experts. Asked how credible the Cathay definitions would be compared to those of organisations like the MSC, expert Nick Dulvy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1314879/council-tells-cathay-only-two-shark-fisheries-are-sustainable
  6. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Cathay Pacific's ban on non-sustainable shark fin cargo delayed

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... of non-sustainable shark fin will not come into effect until next year, about 18 months after it was announced, marine experts drawing up the guidelines say. The experts defended the carrier's drawn-out approach, saying Cathay had "grasped a serious nettle" and that its stance would be more effective for marine conservation in the long term. Cathay said on September 4 last year it would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1314878/cathay-pacifics-ban-non-sustainable-shark-fin-cargo-delayed

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