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  1. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Villagers fighting conservation have made millions selling land

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 06:02am by CHI FAI CHEUNG, Ernest Kao

    ... development and ecological park at the valley, but the government did not back the idea. "Most of their lands are in the hands of developers. It is hard to believe the villagers want to restore ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Zoning plan sparks question: when is a country park not a country park?

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:43am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Zoning plan for 'special area' sparks confusion over whether islands will get extra protection When is a country park not a country park? Confusion reigns over whether a geologically important set of islands in Tai Po will be given extra protection after plans were announced to zone them as country park land. The Planning Department ...

  3. News - World - CONSERVATION

    Whistle-blowing website WildLeaks targets 'protected elite' of poachers

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 01:13am by AFP

    ... rangers face gun battles in national parks with poachers carrying out the slaughter, the online project hopes to target top-end traffickers who make millions of dollars in profit. "We got, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Planning board shrinks zones for village houses in country-park enclaves

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 05:27pm by Fanny W. Y. Fung and Cheung Chi-fai

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung and Cheung Chi-fai Park enclave housing zones reduced The Town Planning Board has approved cuts of up to 59 per cent to land reserved for small houses in three country park enclaves. The largest reduction is at Pak Lap, in the Sai Kung East Country Park, where land zoned for small houses will shrink from 2.37 hectares to 0.98 hectares. Most of the rezoned ...

  5. Lifestyle - Technology - CONSERVATION

    Animal family tree research the key to survival of endangered species

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 04:22am by WASHPOST

    ... every move, hoping her cubs will help increase the thinning cheetah populations at zoos across the country. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Shenandoah National Park, the 1,300-hectare ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Green groups warn of damage from developing Hong Kong park enclaves

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 06:33am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Green groups warn that allowing building in the areas leads to environmental harm, as planners debate whether to permit projects Park enclaves a grey area for development A brook murmurs through an enclave in the southwest of Ma On Shan Country Park. Passing long-abandoned rice fields, marshland and once-dense forests, it sustains the lives ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Green advisers say Mau Ping enclave deserves better protection

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:15am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Enclave deserves better protection, say advisers A government proposal not to incorporate an ecologically important rural enclave into a country park has drawn fire from its green advisers who ask whether conservation officials have twisted the assessment rules. The doubts were raised at a Country and Marine Parks Board meeting yesterday ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Country park building plan cuts off coastal family trail

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:21am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Path lies under proposed village house, and with the sea on one side and a steep slope on the other, walkers would hit a dead end Country park ... Park in the northeastern New Territories The building plan involves a private plot in Kai Kuk Shue Ha village, Luk Keng. The site is on a narrow strip of land, between Starling Inlet ...

  9. News - Asia - CONSERVATION

    Google Glass and drones leading the fight against poaching in Nepal

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:20am by BIBEK BHANDARI

    ... with cameras were tested in one of Nepal's national parks. The conservation drones can cover a 25-kilometre radius in 45 minutes to monitor animals as well as any illegal activity. Besides bolstering anti-poaching efforts, modern technologies have also helped with the study of endangered animals and their habitats, said Maheshwar Dhakal, ecologist at the Department of National Park ...

  10. 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

    ... criticised the authority for proposing measures that were outside its power to implement- only the government could establish a new, 2,400-hectare marine park, for example, and bring in speed limits for boats. Hung also said the marine park should be set up before 2016, when work is due to begin, rather than 2023, when it will finish. The runway plan still needs government approval, ...




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