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  1. WWF urges regional push to save species

    Posted Jun 26th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... unless a sustainable environment is created. Earlier this month, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) jointly organised a three-day workshop with conservation groups and SAR government ... among the fishing industry and consumers. WWF described the talks as a great leap forward in efforts to effectively control the international trade in the coral reef fish. 'Hong Kong ...

  2. Development of sustainable fisheries too slow to conserve shark population

    Posted Dec 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... While WWF is flattered to be quoted again by Charlie Lim of the Marine Products Association ('Sustainable fishing is what matters', November 30) as supporting the MSC certification, we would like to make our position clear. WWF believes that the MSC is the only credible eco-label currently available for wild capture fisheries, and supports the MSC certification for the British ...

  3. Exploring sustainable seafood

    Posted Mar 27th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... environment. The activity, organised by the environmental group WWF, Dot Cod Seafood Restaurant and Oyster Bar and Ocean Park, was held on March 15. It introduced several sustainable seafood recipes ... 'green' menu, which was introduced last month. 'WWF recognises that operating a seafood catering business is not an easy task. But we have to understand that [sustainable] seafood is the only ...

  4. Greens urge boycott of blue fin tuna

    Posted Dec 31st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai WWF Hong Kong urges local restaurants not to join bidding for critically endangered blue fin tuna at Tsukiji Market in Tokyo early next month. Last year, a Hong Kong sushi chain snared one of the largest, which weighed 128kg, for HK$830,000. The group said the blue fin tuna population had dropped 85 per cent since the 1970s. An international trade ban on the fish ...

  5. Shark 'over-reaction'

    Posted Jul 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Jolie Ho The Leisure and Cultural Services Department probably over-reacted by closing 12 beaches across the city after Sunday's reported sighting of a whale shark off Lamma Island. Beaches in Island and Southern districts were re-opened on Monday after no further reports of sightings. Samantha Lee Mei-wah, a marine conservation officer with WWF Hong ...

  6. Chain's tuna reign ends as bluefin sells for HK$5.7m

    Posted Jan 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... have a chance to win. She confirmed the chain still served bluefin tuna at its 35 restaurants in Hong Kong. WWF Hong Kong marine conservation officer Allen To welcomed Taste of Japan's ... been scientifically proven to be found in Hong Kong and it means that customers may be unknowingly helping to wipe out a species in real trouble.' Since 2009, WWF Hong Kong's campaign ...

  7. Restaurant finds good appetite for 'green' fish

    Posted Oct 28th 2007, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... a fish which is in danger of extinction. At the same time, global conservation group WWF approached the 33-year-old, who grew up in Hong Kong but trained in London, and asked whether he knew ... the fish now come from sustainable fisheries.' WWF senior conservation officer Clarus Chu Ping-shing said Dot Cod was the first to adopt the seafood guide in its menu. The credit-card-sized ...

  8. Talkback

    Posted Apr 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the WWF's fish guide? I refer to the letters in Talkback on this question on March 28 and 29. WWF would clarify that the Norway Pacific salmon on the article 'Seafood guide puts conservation ... introduced by the Norwegian government. WWF recognises that efforts have been made to alleviate the negative impact to the natural environment and we are encouraged that improvements are made, but we ...

  9. New law may curb eating of reef fish

    Posted Dec 13th 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... last month by global conservation organisation WWF and attended by live-fish traders, conservationists and academics. 'Dr So was confident that the legislation is not just about the health of the fish but also what the fish are and where the fish come from,' said Geoffrey Muldoon, a leader of the WWF's fight to save endangered fish living on the reefs of the Coral Triangle- ...

  10. Some fin really special

    Posted Jul 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 150 years. And some of these creatures are now considered extremely rare, verging on extinction, says Tracy Tsang Chui-chi, a senior programme officer on sharks with WWF Hong Kong. Tsang says ...




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