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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Meet the legends

    Posted Jun 10th 2009, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... is man. Dugongs are hunted for their meat, hide and teeth. Dugongs are now considered a vulnerable species. See aquatic mammals in Hong Kong Dugongs used to live in Hong Kong's Pearl River ... still have the Chinese white dolphin and the finless porpoise. Check out western waters like Sha Chau and Lung Kwu Chau Marine Park, around Lantau Island and Tuen Mun, for dolphins. Good places ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. New study takes aim at dolphin pollution threat

    Posted Apr 10th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... the marine mammals. The two-year study to monitor the number of Chinese white dolphins, also known as Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins, and their distribution in Hong Kong was launched ... contaminants on the mammals' health. AFCD's senior marine conservation officer Joseph Sham Chun-hung said the department has been studying this rare dolphin for the last 10 years to help ...

  6. Whale not the only creature at risk in harbour

    Posted Aug 28th 2008, 12:00am by Chris McCall

    ... Sydney's harbour, an unusual marine environment that contains hundreds of species of fish, is under threat. An introduced variety of seaweed used in home aquariums called Caulerpa has spread around ...

  7. Miss Dolphin

    Posted Sep 05th 2007, 12:00am by Michelle Chan

    ... recalls what a baby dolphin said to Bo Bo in one of her dreams. After visiting a marine theme park, Bo Bo asks her mother if she can keep a pet dolphin at home. She becomes upset when her mother ...

  8. News - World - NATURE

    Shrinking sea ice forces walruses to crowd onto remote Alaskan beach

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... been coming ashore since mid-September. The large herd was spotted during the administration's annual arctic marine mammal aerial survey, an effort conducted with the Bureau of Ocean ... and again last year. The goal of the marine mammals survey is to record the abundance of bowhead, gray, minke, fin and beluga whales plus other marine mammals in areas of potential oil and natural ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - WILDLIFE

    Hong Kong's iconic pink dolphins are disappearing fast

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry, Hazel Knowles

    ... the city's waters unless pollution and disruption to the marine environment are checked. Figures due next month will show a major decline in the number of pink dolphins- also known as Chinese white ... on the water's surface last Sunday near Lung Kwu Chau Marine Park. Janet Walker, spokeswoman for Dolphinwatch, which runs dolphin-spotting boat trips, said: "Half the dead ones every year ...




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