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  1. News - China

    China development threatens wildlife: WWF

    Posted Dec 12th 2012, 01:09pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... said. According to findings compiled by WWF from various sources, the Yangtze river dolphin population crashed by 99.4 per cent from 1980 to 2006, while that of the Chinese alligator fell by 97 ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - WILDLIFE

    WWF adds third water buffalo to Mai Po Nature Reserve

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Ten-year-old stray will bring ecological benefits, WWF study finds; more will be added later Mai Po gets third buffalo to attract birds to wetland The newest ... Long. The global conservation body WWF introduced him- the third water buffalo at Mai Po- to the wetland last week. His humble labours, they say, will bring ecological benefits to the area. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ART

    It's panda-monium! 1,600 bears win the hearts of Hongkongers at city's landmarks

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 11:36am by Staff Reporter

    ... They are the creation of French sculptor Paulo Grangeon, who says the aim of the “flash mob” events is to raise awareness of conservation and how people can support WWF, the conservation charity that organised ... conservation], and 5 per cent become new [WWF] members.” Watch: 1600 paper pandas begin their tour in Hong Kong Made from recycled paper, rice and environment-friendly paint, Grangeon’s 1600 Pandas has ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    WWF in plea over border zone habitat

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by Candy Chan

    ... Candy Chan Candy.chan@scmp.com Hoo Hok Wai is a conservation area but activists fear that it could be wrecked by development WWF in plea over border zone habitat Conservation group WWF has ... 200 hectares of Hoo Hok Wai land lying to the northwest of Sheung Shui is designated as a conservation area, but WWF Hong Kong conservation officer Tobi Lau Shiu-keung said the zoning did ...

  5. News - China

    China's famous 'river pigs' close to extinction: WWF

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 12:30pm by Agence France Presse

    ... according to an extensive survey. Scientists spent over a month last year scanning more than 3,400 kilometres of the river in a hunt for the porpoises, but only saw 380, the conservation group WWF ... 1,000, the WWF said. There are around 1,600 giant pandas living in the wild, according to the WWF, which has said the porpoise could become extinct in 15 years if no action is taken. The species ...


    Centre dedicated to 'critically endangered' porpoise is deserted in Jiangxi

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 01:18pm

    ... into operation. The WWF lists the Yangtze finless porpoise as critically endangered. Its website says only 1,000-1,800 are alive, and Poyang Lake, with 300-400 porpoises, is their largest habitat. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    New-town plans may affect rare fish's habitat, WWF-Hong Kong warns

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com New town set to land on wetland habitat of the rare rose bitterling, warns WWF-Hong Kong as its calls on government to protect their home The little fish ... North preserve its habitat. Last week, the WWF conservation group found the fish in wetlands along the Ng Tung River, one of only four known habitats in Hong Kong. The fish grows up to only 8cm ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ART

    Pandas arrive to offer a conservation message that's black and white

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 03:22am by Johnny Tam and Michael de Waal-Montgomery

    ... But French sculptor Paulo Grangeon would rather the fans thought about how to save real pandas, and support the work of the tour's organiser, conservation charity WWF. Watch: 1600 paper pandas ... new [WWF] members." Made from recycled paper, rice and environment-friendly paint, Grangeon's 1600 Pandas has already won hearts and minds in Taiwan and Europe. The pandas come ...

  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China faces largest ecological deficit ever, WWF report finds

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... the WWF, also warned that the country's soaring carbon emissions have not only contributed to an avalanche of environmental woes, but also pose grave threats to about a dozen endangered ... when insatiable human demands for resources and widespread degradation exceed the nation's ecological capacity. According to the report, which was jointly compiled by the WWF and other ...




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