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  1. News - Hong Kong - WILDLIFE

    Dead whale found on remote beach in Plover Cove Country Park

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 11:59am by Phila Siu, NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Phila Siu and Ng Kang-chung The 10.8-metre-long female was found in shallow waters off Hung Shek Mun Dead whale found on remote NT beach The bloated carcass of a whale the length of a bus has been found at a remote beach in the New Territories' northeastern tip. The 10.8-metre-long animal, found beached in an inner bay off Hung Shek Mun, in Plover Cove Country Park, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - WILDLIFE

    Skeleton of dead whale washed up in Plover Cove to be preserved

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 06:18pm by SOFIA MITRA-THAKUR

    ... Sofia Mitra-Thakur sofia.taylor@scmp.com The skeleton of a dead whale found stranded in shallow waters in the New Territories’ Plover Cove Country Park will be preserved and used for educational purposes by Hong Kong’s City University. The bloated carcass of the 10.8 metre-long whale was in the process of being chopped up on the beach on Thursday by experts from City University ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Plover Cove country park expansion could lead to showdown

    Posted Oct 19th 2013, 03:44am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Kuk expected to fight plan that would fold five villages into Plover Cove, limiting building rights Country park expansion could lead to showdown Officials have quietly drafted proposals to expand at least one country park that would limit the building rights of villagers. The proposal for incorporating five enclaves into the Plover Cove ...

  4. Digging pollutes the pride of Plover Cove

    Posted Jun 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong Recent visitors to Bride's Pool, a scenic landmark in Plover Cove Country Park, have found the usually clear waters tumbling down its famous waterfall stained a muddy brown. ... private land, was found to have been excavated and trees felled. Last week, similar activities took place on a private site of about 5,500 square metres in Sam Tam Lo, inside Plover Cove Country ...

  5. Plover Cove site dug up to make a park

    Posted Jun 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Michael Martin, Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong and Michael Martin An owner of a site in Plover Cove Country Park where excavation has polluted a stream running through a beauty spot says the land has been cleared to make way for a HK$200 million park within a park that will be open to the public. 'We only want to build a country park that can benefit the elderly and students,' Albert Leung Sai-on said. 'We ...

  6. Plover Cove reclamation plan under fire

    Posted Nov 25th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai The Town Planning Board will not discuss a plan to reclaim nearly 2 hectares of land near the Plover Cove reservoir for an artificial beach unless the government provides comprehensive reports on its impact on the environment. The decision was made yesterday after the Planning Department and the Leisure and Cultural Services Department failed to answer most ...

  7. Bat found in Plover Cove may be only mammal unique to HK

    Posted Jul 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Asprey A new species of bat- and, perhaps, a whole new grouping- has been discovered roaming the night skies over the northeast New Territories. It is thought to be the only mammal unique to Hong Kong. A single specimen was captured in August during a 'mist-net survey' of bat populations along the banks of the Wu Kau Tang stream adjoining Plover Cove Country Park, ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Aug 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Illegal immigrants caught Police arrested eight illegal immigrants from South Asia in Plover Cove Country Park at about 2.30pm after receiving a report from a hiker. The eight men, aged 19 to 34, were suspected of having entered the city from the mainland. ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs

    If I only had … singer Shaun Martin supports the staycation

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:39pm by SHAUN MARTIN

    ... Tai Mei Tuk near Plover Cove in the New Territories might be a good start. You never know, you might uncover something awesome. Shaun Martin, The David Bowie Knives frontman   ...

  10. Yes to beach plan, with conditions

    Posted Jan 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that most of the extra species found were 'common and typical' in Hong Kong and the shoreline affected by the project was just 2.2 per cent of the Plover Cove area. He also defended ... hectare of land reclaimed at Lung Mei near the Plover Cove Reservoir to provide space for 100 car-parking spaces, and a building that could cater for the demand of about 4,000 visitors a day ...




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