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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - GO

    Birdwatching in the wetlands and marshes of Deep Bay

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 11:35pm by Martin Williams

    ... to the MTR station, or there's minibus 611 to the bus terminus.   Mai Po Marshes Nature Reserve What is it? One of the world's greatest wetland reserves, managed by WWF Hong Kong. It's ... on May 4 will combine a talk on research with a reserve tour, for HK$220. Book through wwf.org.hk; tour prices are lower for WWF Hong Kong members. 48hours@scmp.com   ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - COVER STORY

    Turn over a leaf in the new year by lending a hand at a local charity

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 09:25pm by Kylie Knott

    ... 5. commchest.org WWF Hong Kong Help protect the environment while getting in touch with nature by supporting WWF Hong Kong's longest-running fundraising event. The 30th edition of the Big Bird Race takes place on January 25 between 6.30am and 6.30pm. The proceeds will go towards the conservation and management of the Mai Po Nature Reserve. wwf.org.hk Clean Air Network ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Crush course: How Hong Kong's schoolchildren are pushing for seized ivory destruction

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 10:28pm

    ... in the wild within a decade. The US government and conservation body WWF believe that about 36,000 elephants are being killed each year for their tusks. That’s a devastating 96 per day, or one every 15 minutes. “By crushing its contraband ivory tusks and trinkets, the US government is sending a signal that it will not tolerate the senseless killing of elephants,” said WWF president ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: tried and trusted

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by Vanessa Yung

    ... Vanessa Yung Vanessa Yung If there's one organisation in this jaded, cynical world that still commands our trust, then it's surely WWF. So, when the conservation group says its ... going to support conservation activities organised by WWF Hong Kong. As the slogan under the giant panda on the label goes: "Your purchase can help make a difference".   ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Sharon Kwok

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by Martin Williams

    ... or four years ago, when I saw the need to raise awareness. I wanted to stop moaning and groaning, and bring about change. Nancy Nash got me into conservation. She was among the founders of WWF Hong Kong and I had known her since the Ocean Park days. After returning to Hong Kong, I ran into her again, and was invited to be on the board of WWF, though, at the time, I was too busy ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs

    Too cool for Yule: 48 great gift ideas

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 10:40pm

    ... HK$559; fishpond.com.hk 28.  A day out If your favourite small people have too many toys, why not treat them to a day out? WWF has Exploring Mai Po tours (HK$90) or visit Legends of the Great ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Force of nature

    Posted Aug 04th 2013, 12:00am

    ... these appeared threatened by mangrove clearances and nearby housing developments, leading to the government designating the area a Site of Special Scientific Interest. In 1981, WWF Hong Kong ... to 1991. After a lengthy stint as conservationist with Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden, he rejoined WWF Hong Kong in 2011 as senior head of its Local Biodiversity and Regional Wetlands Programme. ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: aware wear

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Vanessa Yung

    ... with conservation body WWF to undertake joint projects aimed at improving management of river basins in the mainland and Bangladesh, and achieving greater water efficiency in H&M's own operations. ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    There is a catch

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:00am by Paul Hilton

    ... specimens. Overfishing has caused stocks of various types of tuna, salmon, cod, shark and turtles, among others, to fall dramatically globally. According to the WWF, the global fishing fleet is 2.5 ...



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