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  1. 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. ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    WWF ends development partnership with Cheung Kong

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Conservation group also says policy change made partnership unworkable as it ends two decades of ties with Cheung Kong WWF explains parting of ways with developer A disagreement with a property developer over the speed of a wetland housing plan was what drove WWF, the city's biggest environmental group, to pull out last week from ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LAND

    Works chief Edwin Tong calls WWF Hong Kong criticism biased

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... of the engagement exercise as biased. Tong was responding to earlier accusations by WWF Hong Kong, which said it was dissatisfied with how the results were released and presented. The group said officials ...

  6. Marketing officer, seafood

    Posted Mar 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Help make a difference for the environment and join global conservation body WWF. The successful candidate will be stationed in Central and charged with developing and executing marketing strategies and operational plans for WWF Hong Kong's Seafood Choice Initiative. This promotes sustainable and responsible trading, consumption and production of marine resources in Hong Kong ...

  7. Runway impact on fishing worse than estimated, says WWF

    Posted Mar 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... to the fishing industry, environmentalists say. A study by the University of British Colombia, commissioned by WWF Hong Kong, cast doubt on the authority's assessment of the impact of the proposed runway. The authority wants to reclaim 650 hectares of land north of the airport to build another runway to cope with demand beyond 2020. The WWF said the project would come at the expense ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. WWF seeks positive conservation outcome at Cheung Kong's wetland site

    Posted Oct 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Some people have called on WWF to abandon the Fung Lok Wai project; this call is more premised on being anti-developer than on conservation. WWF has held discussions with these groups but they offer no plan to conserve the site. WWF's involvement with a subsidiary of Cheung Kong (Holdings) is to advise on the establishment and management of a viable wetland habitat. ...

  10. 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 ...




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