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  1. Groups rally against WWF over land deal

    Posted Oct 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Local green groups have united to denounce WWF Hong Kong for working with a subsidiary of the property giant Cheung Kong which wants to develop a plot ... Lok Wai site in Yuen Long, off Deep Bay. The proposed 19 residential blocks would take up about five per cent of the site while the rest of the land would be preserved. WWF Hong Kong has ...

  2. WWF can ensure that property project does not damage sensitive wetlands

    Posted Oct 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The decision by WWF-Hong Kong to back the planned residential project of a subsidiary of Cheung Kong (Holdings) at Fung Lok Wai, has proved to be controversial. Some sections of the public ... that area for economic reasons. However, I would raise doubts about the logic of such an argument in this case. Some green activists have expressed anger at WWF-Hong Kong's decision to give ...

  3. Nature charity walk to benefit WWF education

    Posted Sep 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mary Agnew Chinachem is holding a charity nature walk in Sai Kung on October 23 to raise money for WWF's Hong Kong education programme. The walk offers the public, young and old, ... of the Earth.' The public can take part in the walk with a donation of at least HK$1. The funds benefit WWF-Hong Kong's primary school education programme at the historic Island House Conservation ...

  4. Corrections & Clarifications

    Posted Aug 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Regarding the article 'A cruise on the wild side' published on July 30, WWF Hong Kong does not operate boat tours to see dolphins, and Dr Alan Leung from WWF Hong Kong did not say the Hong Kong-Zuhai-Macau bridge works further endangered pink dolphins or their habitats. ...

  5. WWF wants more government cash to run Mai Po reserve

    Posted Jan 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The WWF wants more money from the government to manage the Mai Po Nature Reserve. The conservation group, appointed in 1983 to run the internationally important wetland, said yesterday it was contributing more than HK$3 million a year towards its management costs. Eric Bohm, WWF Hong Kong chief executive, called on the government to make a stronger commitment to, ...

  6. Phuket in HK? It can be done, says WWF

    Posted Aug 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... experience' to tourists if they were turned into no-take zones for fishermen, the WWF-Hong Kong said yesterday. Fishermen now operating in the area might have to be retrained to enable them to work as leisure boat operators, or to provide snorkeling or scuba diving trips. Announcing the plan to restore Hong Kong's fisheries resources, local WWF chairman Markus Shaw said ...

  7. Decision to close parks baffles WWF

    Posted Mar 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai WWF Hong Kong has challenged the government to spell out the scientific reasons for closing some parks and reserves as part of precautions against bird flu. The group, whose bird-watching reserve at Mai Po has been closed for a month, has written to the Health, Welfare and Food Bureau seeking clarification. 'It is puzzling that some government-sponsored bird-watching ...

  8. No-fishing zones make good business sense, says WWF

    Posted Jun 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Arthur Fang Establishing no-fishing zones will not only protect marine life but also makes good business sense, WWF Hong Kong says. Markus Shaw, chairman of WWF Hong Kong, said a study ... marine parks. WWF is proposing that 9.8 per cent of Hong Kong's waters be declared no-take zones. 'So you can imagine if we have that much fish in Tolo Harbour and Port Shelter, you can ...

  9. WWF charity walk seeks to raise $1m

    Posted Apr 15th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry The WWF is to use a $1 million charity walk to highlight its campaign for tougher controls on fishing to protect the marine environment. A record 1,300 people are expected to take part in the third annual Hoi Ha Wan Charity Walk on April 24, two treks covering 5km or 8km which raise money for WWF marine education and conservation projects. The walk's theme- ...

  10. Mai Po reserve's dragonflies under the WWF spotlight

    Posted Jul 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... midget, is a globally endangered species listed by the International Conservation Union, while 15 others are rare or uncommon to Hong Kong. Alex Wong Wai-tung, education officer of the WWF, said ... of these ponds to help us plan future habitat management,' he said. The WWF said freshwater habitats in Hong Kong had been hit with water pollution, reclamation, and the invasion of exotic species, ...




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