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  1. Education hub too large and ecological zone too narrow, says WWF

    Posted Nov 24th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... in the mud would be solidified with cement and the mud buried without causing more pollution. But Alan Leung Sze-lun, of WWF Hong Kong, said the environmental concern would be the scale ...

  2. 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, ...

  3. Saving the marine world's 'Mr Charisma'

    Posted Mar 06th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... their choices of seafood can have. The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is to mount a campaign to highlight the plight of the Humphead Wrasse, which environmentalists say is being fished to dangerously low levels partly because it is widely eaten in Hong Kong and mainland restaurants. Margaret Chan, communications officer for the WWF in Hong Kong, said the campaign would be launched in June ...

  4. Wood-product firms urged to help stop illegal logging

    Posted Mar 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... WWF Hong Kong and WWF China, which launched the Global Forest and Trade Network yesterday as part of a worldwide initiative, said there were fears the mainland's huge demand for timber ... regions, will try to match mainland buyers with sustainable timber suppliers. WWF China also released a report predicting that the mainland's booming construction, furniture and paper ...

  5. A net loss to the planet

    Posted Feb 20th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... of scientists, fishermen who break quotas and fish illegally, and the global fishing industry that is slow to react to an impending disaster. WWF Hong Kong helped the filmmakers when they visited ... about 428,000 tonnes of seafood in 2005. This averages out at 62 kilograms for every Hongkonger, according to Dr Andy Cornish, WWF Hong Kong's conservation director. That figure was 3.6 ...

  6. Link may pose dolphin threat

    Posted Oct 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit A conservation group is calling for more information on the possible impact of a proposed cross-border bridge on marine life in the Pearl River Estuary. The WWF says ... But the potential impact in Hong Kong of construction in mainland waters- such as artificial islands- was missing, WWF Hong Kong said. Dr Alan Leung Sze-lun, senior conservation officer at WWF, said ...

  7. Endangered

    Posted Jun 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with a sprinkling of seasoning, is on the verge of extinction. Overfishing is one of the main reasons for the rapid decline of the species. World Wide Fund Hong Kong (WWF) and Ocean Park are conducting ... within the next 10 years. A 2kg Napoleon Wrasse can fetch as much as $2,000 in Hong Kong. You can follow these tips provided by WWF and Ocean Park to help protect marine animals: Be aware of what ...

  8. Online call for action to save endangered coral fish

    Posted Sep 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Hong Kong and Ocean Park in June to raise public awareness of the endangered species. The organisers also urged the public to follow 'green' guidelines when ... executive of WWF Hong Kong. 'It shows that many people are willing to take concrete actions to protect our marine resources when they know a species is on the verge of extinction.' ...

  9. Yangtze River dolphin's days are numbered

    Posted Mar 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... survey, according to the WWF global conservation group. The WWF said this made it the world's most endangered dolphin or porpoise and the second-most endangered of all species. The number, ... 'River dolphins are the 'watchdogs' of the water,' says Jamie Pittock, director of the WWF's Global Freshwater Programme. 'The high levels of toxic pollutants ...

  10. Endangered Species

    Posted Oct 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that at least 19 out of 1,100 brands of medical products available in Hong Kong allegedly contain agarwood. Photo: WWF Hong Kong Common name: African elephant Also known as: Loxodonta africana ... Conservation Union) Red List of Threatened Species. Photo: Martin Harvey/WWF-Canon Common name: Yellow-crested cockatoo Also known as: Cacatua sulphurea Distribution: Originally found only in Indonesia ...




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