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  1. African dreams

    Posted Aug 09th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... 30 other students from all over Asia for a close encounter with the African wilderness. With students from South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, the mainland, Japan, Malaysia, Pakistan ... St Lucia- a World Heritage site in South Africa. For the first time in its 14-year history, the five-day course was held at Kosi Bay. Hanneke van der Merwe, the principal of Ubungani ...

  2. CLP Power restricts dredging to benefit white dolphins

    Posted Aug 19th 2008, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Endangered Chinese white dolphins can expect a better environment in which to mate after CLP Power said dredging work for its proposed terminal on South Soko Island would ... the island- between October and January next year. Dredging will also be barred between March and August, the breeding season of the threatened Chinese white dolphin. When piling and dredging ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - FASHION & BEAUTY

    Out shopping

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by VICTORIA KUNG

    ... Victoria Kung Victoria Kung   Natural selection Paloma Picasso's Villa Paloma jewellery collection for Tiffany & Co is inspired by Morrocan, South African and Japanese gardens she ... and sharp lines create an androgynous look, tempered by hints of femininity in sheer panels and vibrant colours. The dress featuring bold cut-outs (left; HK$33,500) and the white coat with flared ...

  4. United front in war on rhino trade

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com The South African government has identified Hong Kong as a partner to help stop wildlife smuggling and illegal killing after one of the world's largest seizures of rhino horn was made in the city. A South African delegation is visiting the city for talks on technology sharing and training of law-enforcement officers to combat the illegal trade. 'Our ...

  5. Great white wilderness in shadow of exploitation

    Posted Aug 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of it. It is off-limits to militarisation, nuclear activities and mineral exploration and is the world's biggest scientific research park. The Great White South thus seems safely isolated ... a world energy crisis leads to a relaxation- or worse disregard- of a ban on exploitation. Many countries from the other side of the world, including Estonia, Belgium, the Czech Republic and South ...

  6. Two hot-blooded female tigers await South China stud

    Posted Apr 21st 2007, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo It must be nice being a stud and only one of an estimated 100 South China tigers left in the world. This 41/2-year-old tiger from Shanghai, part of a breeding programme run by the mainland NGO Save China's Tigers, will transit through Hong Kong on Monday on his way to South Africa. From his tiny quarters at a mainland zoo, the heavily pampered stud will be taken ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. $260m shelter 'a white elephant'

    Posted May 01st 2006, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... Quinton Chan Few boats using new Tai O typhoon anchorage, which residents say has damaged the environment The new $260 million typhoon shelter in Tai O is a 'white elephant' ... it was completed. But residents said they barely see any boats in the new shelter. Two visits by the South China Morning Post last week only found one fishing boat in the anchorage. There were seven small ...

  9. Poachers chased through icy seas

    Posted Aug 19th 2003, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... port. 'We confront the same problem in South African waters. In fact, we believe that the Viarsa has previously violated South African territorial integrity,' he said. Last night ... South Africa is preparing to lend its help to an Australian customs ship which has been doggedly chasing a suspected illegal fishing boat through sub-Antarctic seas. The Australian patrol ...

  10. 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 ...




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