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  1. Fujian official joined petition against chemical plant

    Posted Jul 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen A senior official in Fujian was among those who signed a petition against a planned chemical plant that triggered a big white-collar demonstration in Xiamen last month, a Hong ... criticised the deputy governor, the centre said. Even so, a secretary to the governor confirmed Mr Wang had signed the petition but denied his superiors on the provincial level had been criticising ...

  2. Banking on DNA to save the Chinese white dolphin

    Posted Jan 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com The battle to save the endangered Chinese white dolphin received a boost yesterday with the launch of a DNA database aimed at improving long-term conservation ... a beloved and iconic part of Hong Kong marine life and everyone- tourists, locals- wants to see the Chinese white dolphin,' Ocean Park chairman Allan Zeman said. Dubbed a 'DNA bank', ...

  3. Green strategy not all black and white

    Posted Oct 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... group WWF and a subsidiary of Cheung Kong in a housing project on an ecologically sensitive wetland in Yuen Long shows that co-operation can achieve good results. The property giant has delayed ...

  4. Mud pits proposed near white dolphins

    Posted Aug 14th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Olga Wong

    ... for the new link road and border facility connecting to the bridge. The government also proposes forming new mud pits near Brothers Islands- home to about 30 to 40 Chinese white dolphins in summer ... The marine park proposed at the Brothers should also be several times larger than the reclaimed border-crossing facility. A Transport and Housing Bureau spokesman said the project's ...

  5. Government House 'needs to go green'

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on The Peak and is said to be leading a green lifestyle. 'President Barack Obama and his predecessors in the US drafted a green plan for the White House. Same for Buckingham Palace in the UK, ... that Obama planned to obtain certification for the White House through the US green building labelling system, the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. Wong said Government House could ...

  6. Time now to scrap the biggest white elephant of them all

    Posted Feb 26th 2007, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... the skylines- concrete testaments to the nation's economic rise. But for mainlanders, many of these fancy structures- opera houses, theatres and cultural centres- are white elephants, examples ... or traditional Chinese tomb, depending on who you ask- but a headache for managers who need to find at least 330,000 yuan a day to maintain it. However, this is peanuts compared with the biggest white ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Nature needs a voice in Hong Kong to protect Chinese white dolphins

    Posted May 18th 2013, 12:00am by MICHAEL LAU

    ... Michael Lau Michael Lau says the plight of the Chinese white dolphin in Hong Kong waters shows how development continues to take priority over conservation, with ecologists' views ... processes on development in Hong Kong seems to have weakened. As an example, take the Chinese white dolphin, an apex predator and an indicator of the health of the marine environment. We have ...

  8. Sokos plan is but one more assault on dolphins' habitat

    Posted Jan 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... While WWF has urged the public to fight for the Chinese white dolphin by signing its petition against a liquefied natural gas terminal on the Sokos, neither it nor anyone else ... Power's Sokos proposal will not damage the habitat of the Chinese white dolphin ('A gas terminal poses no threat to dolphins', January 23). I also note that a story the day before ...

  9. Activists collect 8,000 signatures against CLP's gas terminal plan

    Posted Jan 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Environmentalists opposed to CLP Power's plans to build a gas terminal on South Soko Island have collected more than 8,000 signatures for their petition against ... signatures and we are encouraged by the public's response,' said Alan Leung Sze-lun, from WWF, adding that the petition would be sent to the EPD as a submission for the consultation ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    No simple solution to flats crisis

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Hongkongers should back C.Y.'s efforts to provide more homes Solving the housing problem has become a top priority for the Hong Kong SAR and its chief executive Leung Chun-ying. ... Y.'s determination alone may not be enough and there are groups opposed to his plans. For example, some people would rather protect the habitats of the Chinese white dolphins than help Hong ...




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