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  1. Hong Kong pupils give compliments to WWF's sustainable seafood lunch launch

    Posted Nov 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng More than 100 primary school pupils enjoyed a sustainable seafood lunch at Ma On Shan yesterday. They are students of 10 schools that have agreed with green group WWF to stop ... in Hong Kong according to sustainability under the headings 'recommended', 'think twice' and 'avoid'. Under the agreement between schools and WWF, caterers ...

  2. Exclusion zones needed to protect dolphins, WWF says

    Posted May 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for major infrastructure projects, WWF Hong Kong says. The group, which is 'deeply worried' by at least 10 projects proposed within the area, all requiring reclamation, said the work would threaten about 300 white dolphins' habitats. The biggest project in the pipeline is the land checkpoint for the Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai bridge, which WWF described as a 'dangerous ...

  3. Electricity use fell 5pc during Earth Hour: WWF

    Posted Apr 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... change, WWF Hong Kong said yesterday. Power consumption levels fell by 5 per cent, or 262 megawatts, between 8pm and 9pm on March 28, according to data obtained from CLP Power and Hongkong ... and guidance were provided. At least 1,800 buildings, 600 companies and organisations, 160 schools and all the universities signed up and switched off the lights that night. WWF Hong Kong issued ...

  4. Restaurants urged to stop serving bluefin tuna

    Posted Jul 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vidya Viswanathan In a bid to save bluefin tuna, which is subject to growing consumption, global conservation body WWF has persuaded local businesses to refrain from serving ... three species of bluefin tuna have been overfished, WWF says. ...

  5. Walkathon promotes eco-friendly lifestyle

    Posted Sep 14th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui Global conservation body WWF's annual fund-raising walkathon is open for applications. The 'Walk for Nature @ Mai Po Charity Walk 2009' on November ... time.' The closing date for applications is September 30. For more information, go to www. wwf.org.hk/walk/eng. Funds raised will go to WWF's operations. ...

  6. Off with the birds

    Posted Feb 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui With the weather gradually warming up, it's the perfect time to head outdoors, and the WWF's Thousands of Birds in Action tour is a good choice. Birds fly to Hong ... pond- or gei wai. Every winter, WWF stocks the gei wai with fish to feed the cormorants. The aim is to reduce the amount of commercial fish they eat in fishponds around Mai Po and Inner Deep ...

  7. Greens urge boycott of blue fin tuna

    Posted Dec 31st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai WWF Hong Kong urges local restaurants not to join bidding for critically endangered blue fin tuna at Tsukiji Market in Tokyo early next month. Last year, a Hong Kong sushi chain snared one of the largest, which weighed 128kg, for HK$830,000. The group said the blue fin tuna population had dropped 85 per cent since the 1970s. An international trade ban on the fish ...

  8. We need more ambitious target for renewable energy in HK

    Posted Jul 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It has been suggested that WWF build and manage CLP Power's proposed offshore wind farm. We are pleased to see CLP's project is progressing. Additional measures still need ... balanced energy strategies and policies. WWF believes that 5-10 per cent of Hong Kong's electricity must be generated from renewable sources by 2020. We need a sound policy and incentives ...

  9. New winter homes

    Posted Nov 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit A year-long project to renovate a special pond for migratory birds at the Mai Po Nature Reserve has been completed. The reserve is managed by environmental organisation WWF ... constructed in the pond. Workers had to remove vegetation and silt from the area and create a 1.3km-long network of ditches. The project was made possible by funds raised from WWF's Big Bird Race ...

  10. Link may pose dolphin threat

    Posted Oct 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit A conservation group is calling for more information on the possible impact of a proposed cross-border bridge on marine life in the Pearl River Estuary. The WWF says ... But the potential impact in Hong Kong of construction in mainland waters- such as artificial islands- was missing, WWF Hong Kong said. Dr Alan Leung Sze-lun, senior conservation officer at WWF, said ...




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