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  1. Wild pandas crying out for a home after Sichuan tremors

    Posted Jul 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the total wild panda population of about 1,600. In addition, at least 86 of WWF's 110 panda projects on the ground have been seriously disrupted. The lovable panda, China's national ... activities. Now with the numbers further crippled by the Sichuan earthquake, WWF hopes to repair and reconstruct the facilities of affected panda reserves, institute green reconstruction guidelines, ...

  2. The year of the panda

    Posted Apr 21st 2009, 12:00am by Sarah Monks

    ... to the flight of the Dalai Lama and the Tiananmen crackdown- the story behind China's decision in September 1979 to invite in the (then) World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is probably the least known. ... illness prevented Mr Perelman from realising his dream, Miss Nash saw the potential to work with China on her life's true passion- saving wildlife. She raised the idea with the WWF a few ...

  3. listening

    Posted May 08th 2009, 12:00am by John Millen, Karly Cox, Sara Yin

    ... in each. A Charity: Oxfam Year: Amount raised: B Charity: Year: 2009 Amount raised: C Charity: Year: Amount raised: HK$8 million D Charity: Sage Year: Amount raised: E Charity: WWF Year: Amount ... J Asking for permission /........ Answers Page 3: Question 1 A: Oxfam / 2007 / HK$7.5m B: Save the Children / 2009 C: HK Cancer Fund / 2005 / HK$8m D: Sage / 2004 / HK$9.4m E: WWF / 2002 / HK$5.6m ...


    Posted Jun 14th 2009, 12:00am by Solenn Honorine

    ... Staff at global conservation body WWF promised a modern miracle but what I have just encountered looks more like a throwback to pre-history- which turtles are; they've barely changed since ... but always come back to their place of birth to lay eggs. Three-quarters of all the leatherbacks that roam the Pacific were born on one of four beaches in northern New Guinea. That's why WWF ...

  5. Warning from the highest source

    Posted Jun 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... India and Nepal offices of the Switzerland-based WWF issued a report saying the retreat of glaciers in the Himalayan region is accelerating as global warming increases. They are now receding ... of the WWF's Global Climate Change Programme. 'But in a few decades, this situation will change and the water level in rivers will decline, meaning massive economic and environmental problems ...

  6. Fight natural disasters with nature

    Posted Jan 14th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Asia-Pacific programme director of WWF. 'Places that had healthy coral reefs and intact mangroves, which act as natural buffers, were less badly hit by the tsunami than those where the reefs had ... the sea surface, causing waves to break offshore so that they dissipate most of their destructive energy before reaching land. WWF estimates that coral reefs provide US$9 billion annually ...

  7. Amazon disappearing

    Posted Jun 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... Compiled by Chris King Vanishing wonder The Amazon is the world?s largest rainforest. It is also the biggest river basin. Its borders are in eight countries. It has 20 per cent of all our free-flowing fresh water. As the WWF says, protecting it is vital for the planet?s health. But we are chopping and burning the Amazon down. So far, more than 600,000 square kilometres of the Amazon?s ...

  8. Restoration a success but stream needs time to heal

    Posted May 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... officers launched a two-year programme to see if the restoration was successful. Alan Leung Sze-lun, senior conservation officer of WWF Hong Kong who was at the site three weeks ago, said the state ...

  9. Growing fears pandas will face tough winter

    Posted Jan 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the giant-panda population perished because of a massive natural die-off of bamboo forests. International organisations such as WWF have launched campaigns calling for government help for the pandas. ...

  10. Works reduce key stream to just a trickle

    Posted Jan 11th 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Simpson Cheung

    ... qingyu, a firefly once found in the valley, for several months. Alan Leung Sze-lun, conservation manager of WWF Hong Kong, said a 2001 study found the stream was home to two species of rare ...




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