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  1. 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, ...

  2. WWF's plea for trawling ban

    Posted Mar 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Hong Kong has urged the government to ban all trawling in local waters to protect marine habitats. This is one of several recommendations made by WWF to the Health, Welfare and Food Bureau, which is currently collecting public opinion on its proposed amendments to the Fisheries Protection Ordinance. Markus Shaw, chairman of WWF Hong ...

  3. A cruise on the wild side

    Posted Jul 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... layers of their skin, and its colour will change. If you want to see the dolphins for yourself, the best way is to join boat tours run by Hong Kong Dolphinwatch or conservation group WWF Hong ... will encroach on the pink dolphin's habitat, endangering them further,' said Alan Leung from WWF HK. The works could also affect the dolphin's immune systems, as contaminated sediment ...

  4. Radio-tagging risks infecting dolphins

    Posted Jul 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for Nature in Hong Kong. It surprises me, therefore, that WWF-HK now plans an even more invasive research project, which would require the chasing, netting and manhandling of dolphins, and ultimately ... cups. WWF should perhaps concentrate its conservation efforts to reduce the impacts of pollution, collisions among boat traffic and entanglement in fishing gear (which are actually killing ...

  5. Mud pits proposed near white dolphins

    Posted Aug 14th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Olga Wong

    ... standards. WWF senior conservation officer Alan Leung Sze-lun said the government had consulted his group on ways to manage the mud from the bridge project. 'Instead of disposing of the mud in questionable ways, we think the government should scale down the reclamation,' Mr Leung said. WWF proposed building the link road connecting the bridge and border-crossing facility in the form ...

  6. This year's beneficiaries

    Posted Nov 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Association The association will buy a new van for its recently established community brain health and support centre in Tseung Kwan O. THE ENVIRONMENT WWF Hong Kong Funds will go to the Wetlander- Wetland Management Ambassador Programme for Children from Small Group Homes initiative, through which WWF enables underprivileged children to learn from and interact with nature at the Mai Po ...

  7. Nuclear imports not the answer, green groups say

    Posted Sep 11th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... this year has highlighted that there is little transparency in contingency plans of the plant if there is any possible case of radioactive leakage,' William Yu Yuen-ping, head of WWF Hong ... the target by 2020 would be HK$16.8 billion per year, he said. An earlier study by WWF and engineering firm Ove Arup showed the city could meet the government's reduction target by raising ...

  8. Taking toxic mud from Loop 'a risk to bird life'

    Posted Jan 01st 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... into the wetlands nearby. The site is close to the WWF's Mai Po nature reserve, the Inner Deep Bay site of special scientific interest and the wetlands at Hoo Hok Wai. The area is a globally ... the city's container port is dumped. Alan Leung Sze-lun, WWF senior conservation officer, said Sha Chau and The Brothers islands nearby were the only dump sites available and both were significant ...

  9. Whale meat TV trailer draws 8 complaints

    Posted Apr 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... concerned from the show and stop using it in advertisements,' Ms Tse said. Conservation group WWF also condemned the show, urging producers to withdraw the programme. 'We are very ...

  10. Environmental report reveals true cost of mainland's dependence on coal

    Posted Oct 29th 2008, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... the US-based Energy Foundation and WWF, and written by prominent mainland economists. It estimates the true cost of coal on the mainland last year was about 1.75 trillion yuan, nearly 7.1 per cent ...




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