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  1. Murky methods unleash underwater carnage

    Posted Jun 06th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... their time diving overseas. Here is a fantastic place on their doorstep and it is being trashed.' He described the activities of spear fishermen as 'underwater carnage' and said he had ... diving site in the South China Sea is being wiped out by a lethal combination of mainland blast fishing and recreational fishing. Pedro Blanco- an isolated rock pinnacle 85km east of Hong Kong- ...

  2. Underwater hero

    Posted Sep 16th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... no stress but lots of fun,' the high school student says. 'Diving is where my passion lies. The environment is what I care for. Therefore being in charge of this project is doubly rewarding and meaningful for me.' Louis started diving with his family and quickly fell in love with the sea. But on a dive in the Philippines when he was 14, where he hoped to see beautiful ...

  3. Underwater treasure

    Posted Jul 09th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... LILIAN GOH You may soon have a chance to take a close look at some local marine animals without having to take up scuba-diving, thanks to a new World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) conservation project. WWF Hong Kong will be bringing a selection of marine treasures, dubbed the 'Ocean's 10', to local students in the coming school term. They include brain coral, ...

  4. Scuba diving

    Posted Nov 21st 2004, 12:00am by lau kit wai

    ... near Sai Kung and Port Island (Chek Chau) in Mirs Bay (Tai Pang Wan). Yau: 'I have seen lots of different underwater creatures while diving, like sharks, sea turtles and many types ... diving is not a high-risk activity as long as you are well-trained, have the appropriate equipment and abide by all the safety rules. It is also a fun sport suitable for most people. 'Scuba ...

  5. Deep blueish sea

    Posted Aug 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zoe Mak The age-old axiom 'out of sight, out of mind' has a particular relevance to the magical underwater world which is under threat from pollution and other man-made menaces. Capturing beautiful moments under the sea, award-winning underwater photographer Carlos Villoch has made it his passion to conserve the sub-aquatic environment ever since he gave up his job ...

  6. Clueless on how to regain underwater paradise lost

    Posted May 21st 2009, 12:00am by Markus Shaw

    ... that an investment by government in effective fisheries management and in alternative livelihoods for fishermen yielded sizeable economic benefits. For Hong Kong to regain its lost underwater wonderland, ...

  7. How to Breathe Underwater

    Posted May 01st 2005, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... Diana McPartlin How to Breathe Underwater by Julie Orringer Penguin $124 There's nothing that hasn't been done before in this debut collection of coming-of-age stories, but Julie Orringer writes so well that it glows with freshness. She explores how young women survive in situations that threaten to drown them- as victims of bullies, after surviving traumas, and dealing ...

  8. Meet the legends

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

    ... Dugongs usually dive for 1-4 minutes but they can stay underwater for as long as eight minutes. Walruses can stay underwater for 30 minutes now do this Try to answer the following questions ... dark. The dolphins find their way around by making high-pitched noises. When the sound bounces back, the dolphins can tell what is in front of them: an underwater tree or a yummy/funny fish. ...

  9. Sunny side up

    Posted Apr 19th 2010, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... the video that might have been taken while diving or doing a skydive, selecting photos and putting them on the website, and usually finishing about midnight.' The long days left little time ... Poruma in the Torres Strait and Lady Elliot Island. 'Lady Elliot's got amazing diving, it's an ecologically sound resort and it's right in the middle of a national park,' ...

  10. Nature's water lovers

    Posted Apr 29th 2009, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... underwater for up to six minutes. Otters can dive for eight minutes and beavers for 15 now do this Try to answer the following questions without referring to the text 1 Giant otters live in... a. ... are crepuscular, which means that they are active at dawn and dusk. They eat grass, grain, fruit and vegetables. While capybara are eating, they keep an eye out for predators. If one appears, they dive ...




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