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  1. WWF seeks help raising money

    Posted May 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jessie Hui The World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) Hong Kong is seeking volunteers to help with a raffle ticket sales campaign, which runs until July 11. The organisation aims to recover ... and education works. A launching ceremony of the campaign was held on Saturday, with WWF Hong Kong ambassador Gigi Leung Wing-kei showing up to offer her support. If you are interested in buying raffle ...

  2. WWF hunts fund-raising manager

    Posted Oct 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... fund-raising manager- development. One of the world's largest independent conservation NGOs, WWF Hong Kong has four offices locally. As a member of the marketing and fund-raising department, ... your hand all the time. You really need to go out and execute strategy, meet objectives and bring results,' Ms Chang said. As payment for such dedication, job prospects at WWF Hong Kong ...

  3. WWF seeks help for big fish count

    Posted Jun 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong will carry out its first census on fish on June 20. The Big Fish Count, organised by the World Wildlife Fund for Nature of Hong Kong (WWF Hong Kong), will record as many local fish species as possible within eight hours. Hong Kong is home to 1,000 species of tropical and temperate marine fishes and more than 80 species of corals, according to the WWF. 'Many Hong ...

  4. WWF short of $12m to finish marine life centre

    Posted Dec 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Scarlett Chiang The WWF needs up to $12 million to complete its controversial marine life centre at Hoi Ha Wan. About $62.5 million has already been spent on the centre, WWF Hong Kong ... of better discipline among older pupils. 'We think secondary students have good discipline and we can teach them more easily,' Ms Shek said. WWF offers three programmes for students ...

  5. WWF admits marine park finances all at sea

    Posted Jan 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... but added it would struggle to meet costs despite charging visitors $150 for a tour. During a progress report to the Country and Marine Parks Board yesterday, the WWF said the Marine Life Centre at Sai Kung may have to rely on government subsidies or private sponsorship. Board members expressed concern over whether the centre could be financially viable as the WWF had to bear operating ...

  6. Act before it's too late: WWF

    Posted Oct 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI WE will need another Earth by 2050 unless we start reducing our consumption of natural resources immediately, conservationists have warned. The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF ... conversation officer at WWF Hong Kong. 'A previous report shows each person in Hong Kong needed 4.3 hectares of land for resources. If the situation remains unchanged, we will need at least 100 ...

  7. Fate of coral fish rests with diners, says WWF

    Posted Jun 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Humphead Wrasse are female and become male in later years. At present, the fish cannot be reared in hatcheries. Markus Shaw, WWF chairman, said Hong Kong diners must take action now to stop ... the giant species.' Supporters can sign up at www.wwf.org.hk. ...

  8. WWF report highlights 'hungry' HK

    Posted Oct 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... made us among the hungriest consumers of resources on the planet. In a report released yesterday, the WWF said people were consuming 20 per cent more natural resources than the Earth could ... 'But certainly environmentalists are very concerned about the stress China is putting on the Earth.' Claude Martin, director-general of WWF International, said humans were depleting ...

  9. Anti-bird flu setback for WWF marine life centre

    Posted Mar 15th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... put on hold because the WWF says it is being starved of funds by the government's 'overcautious' anti-bird flu measures. World Wide Fund for Nature chairman Markus Shaw has ... appealing to the government to compensate the WWF and lift the ban on visitors, which has already led to the cancellation of 130 tours and school visits. He said the ban is no longer justified. ...

  10. Dive in to help WWF in its Big Fish Count

    Posted May 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Scuba divers have been invited to help count Hong Kong's fish species and raise money for the World Wide Fund for Nature at the same time. The Big Fish Count, launched yesterday with the help of Canto-pop star, WWF ambassador and keen diver Ekin Cheng Yi-kin, will be held on June 20. Teams of up to 10 certified divers will be asked to seek sponsorship as they try ...




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