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  1. Wild idea for television

    Posted May 24th 2005, 12:00am by Flora Wu

    ... with Flora Wu For those of you sick of the urban jungle, here's your chance to run with rhinos or cuddle crocodiles. Animal Planet and WWF are looking for local participants for a new eco-reality series. The series will feature seven participants, cast from around the world, to take on a variety of WWF conservation challenges in Central America and Asia. According to Animal Planet, ...

  2. Bamboo forest to reunite pandas

    Posted May 29th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... for Nature (WWF) and the Forestry Department of Shaanxi province. The Tianhuashan and Xinglongling panda sub-populations in the Qinling mountains were separated 23 years ago due to the construction ... panda, golden monkey and golden takin. Last year, WWF conducted a survey to identify the threats faced by giant pandas in the area. Later, the global conservation organisation, along ...

  3. News - World - CONSERVATION

    Cub's death might fuel debate on whether giant pandas can be saved

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... encroachment on the territory of the largely solitary and sensitive creature. Today, the panda is the symbol of conservation efforts- literally. The WWF, one of the world's most prominent conservation organisations, uses the panda in its logo. Last week, a WWF representative said that the very notion of allowing the species to go extinct was preposterous. "Protecting the panda goes ...

  4. Dig deep for green cause

    Posted Jun 05th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Lauren Crothers

    ... with Andrew Sun, additional reporting by Lauren Crothers EcoVisionAsia will commemorate the United Nations' World Environment Day today with an art exhibition and silent auction at Armani/Bar after 7pm. All are invited and Italian artist Roberto 'Ciro' Cipollone will be there. He has 30 pieces displayed and all of them will be sold for the environmental charity WWF ...

  5. Groups go all out to save environment

    Posted Nov 17th 2007, 12:00am by Oliver To

    ... around the world promoting nature conservation through all forms of activities. WWF Hong Kong is one of the city's leading organisations in educating people about the importance ... with the government for developing and implementing conservation policies and working with local divers to protect marine life and its habitat. Besides the WWF, the Hong Kong government and Ocean Park also ...

  6. The gift of giving

    Posted Dec 05th 2008, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... by people through funding projects that benefit the environment. Carbonfund.org is one of the largest sellers of carbon credits. One tonne costs US$10. www.carbonfund.org WWF: Adopt an Animal For HK$300 you can choose to sponsor a polar bear, a sea turtle or a panda. The money will go to WWF's conservation efforts. As part of the adoption package your gift recipient will be sent ...

  7. War on weeds

    Posted Mar 11th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... the WWF warned that the ecological threat from invasive plants is so serious that 10 species should be banned outright. A report written for the group by government scientists estimated ... a year on the war against weeds, but it also relies on the efforts of thousands of unpaid volunteers. The WWF says that laws to prohibit garden centres from selling some plants are 'an ...

  8. Free to roam a shrunken home

    Posted May 07th 2006, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... and the release of Xiang Xiang into the wild may be symbolic of a brighter future for the species. A survey two years ago by the government and world conservation body the WWF found there were 1,600 ... around southwest China which cover some 10,000 square kilometers of natural vegetation. The vital next step, the WWF believes, is to develop 'green corridors' to link the reserves ...

  9. Outrage as snakes saved en route to HK end up in Malaysian restaurants

    Posted Mar 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... behind the sale said that releasing the Thai snakes into the local environment would damage the ecological balance. WWF-Malaysia said the sale could be perceived by the public as an endorsement ... into the environment,' said Dionysius Sharma, director of WWF-Malaysia. 'The sad part is that this problem is not exclusive to snakes but for a whole gamut of other wildlife as well,' he said. The Star ...

  10. Insects are our friends

    Posted Jun 11th 2004, 12:00am

    ... in Hong Kong, World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is running a Mai Po Wetland Insect Watch programme in the summer. The programme aims to give us a better understanding of the insects around us ...




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