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  1. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Planners to probe villagers' felling of mangrove

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 04:15am by Ernest Kao, CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... ecologically important site in Hong Kong, following Mai Po Nature Reserve and Sha Lo Tung.   ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Green groups warn of damage from developing Hong Kong park enclaves

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

    ... the wildlife and vegetation that depends on it. Green groups are using the example of Lo Shue Tin, part of the Kwun Yam Shan enclave near Sha Tin, to oppose development in country park enclaves: 77 ... of pangolins, porcupines and deer. The stream once flowed crystal clear from Lo Shue Tin into the heart of the country park. But bulldozers have come to clear away the lush vegetation as a developer ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Concern over future of MTR archaeological dig

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 03:39am by Ada Lee, FANNY FUNG

    ... conservation advisers will today visit a site near the Sha Tin-Central rail link amid calls for the administration to take over an archaeological dig there that has produced a vast trove of relics ... not be determined yet. The HK$80 billion Sha-Tin-Central link is due to connect to Hung Hom by 2018 and Admiralty by 2020. Advisory board members said yesterday that they did not know the condition ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Protesters urge Hong Kong Museum of Art to remove ivory and rhino horn exhibits

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 02:35pm by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Rally against exhibition of artefacts made from rhino and elephant parts Protesters lock horns with museum About 20 people gathered outside the Museum of Art in Tsim Sha Tsui yesterday morning to protest against an exhibition of artefacts made from rhino horn and elephant ivory. The demonstrators, many of them children, waved placards outside ...

  5. 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

    ... Cove Country Park near border town Sha Tau Kok, were cut by nearly 40 per cent- from 4.12 to 2.48 hectares. The two areas that have been rezoned in that village are now green-belt land, which ...

  6. 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

    ... yesterday released a zoning plan for Ma Shi Chau, Yeung Chau and a small island to the northeast of Yim Tin Tsai, under which most of the area would be zoned as country park. Ma Shi Chau has been ... on the smaller island or two pockets on Ma Shi Chau, including Shui Mong Tin, a site the government took over in 2012 after the leaseholder built an unauthorised columbarium. Under the proposed outline ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Pink dolphins spotted just 3 times this year, conservationists say

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 04:48am by Ernest Kao

    ... with the Sha Chau and Lung Kwu Chau Marine Park as a way of "compensating" for the loss of dolphin habitat, WWF-Hong Kong assistant conservation manager Samantha Lee Klaus said. "We ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Retail giant Wing On lauded over move to ban ivory sales

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 06:33am by DANNY LEE

    ... stores in Sheung Wan, Jordan, Tsim Sha Tsui, Taikoo Shing and Discovery Bay. But the retail giant's business has in recent years been squeezed by upscale malls and luxury goods outlets. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Country park building plan cuts off coastal family trail

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

    ... "They should build a road along the coast to bypass the private land," he said. Tsang Yuk-on, who sits on the Sha Tau Kok Rural Committee, said private landowners' rights should ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Handicrafts chain Chinese Arts and Crafts claims its now only selling mammoth, not elephant ivory

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 04:46am by Christy Choi

    ... for the Tsim Sha Tsui branch told a group of about 20 pupils and parents from Clearwater Bay School protesting against the trade. The children said they wanted to see the trade in both ivory ...




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