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  1. Hong Kong pupils give compliments to WWF's sustainable seafood lunch launch

    Posted Nov 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng More than 100 primary school pupils enjoyed a sustainable seafood lunch at Ma On Shan yesterday. They are students of 10 schools that have agreed with green group WWF to stop ... in Hong Kong according to sustainability under the headings 'recommended', 'think twice' and 'avoid'. Under the agreement between schools and WWF, caterers ...

  2. Exclusion zones needed to protect dolphins, WWF says

    Posted May 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for major infrastructure projects, WWF Hong Kong says. The group, which is 'deeply worried' by at least 10 projects proposed within the area, all requiring reclamation, said the work would threaten about 300 white dolphins' habitats. The biggest project in the pipeline is the land checkpoint for the Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai bridge, which WWF described as a 'dangerous ...

  3. WWF launches competition to combat subsidy

    Posted Aug 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... Sara Yin Environmental group WWF has launched an energy-saving competition to offset the government's electricity subsidy, which it regards as a polluting policy. Dubbed the 'HK$3,600 Low Carbon Challenge', the WWF Hong Kong will reward individuals and families who use the least of their electricity subsidy from next month to January next year. The competition ...

  4. Electricity use fell 5pc during Earth Hour: WWF

    Posted Apr 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... change, WWF Hong Kong said yesterday. Power consumption levels fell by 5 per cent, or 262 megawatts, between 8pm and 9pm on March 28, according to data obtained from CLP Power and Hongkong ... and guidance were provided. At least 1,800 buildings, 600 companies and organisations, 160 schools and all the universities signed up and switched off the lights that night. WWF Hong Kong issued ...

  5. News - Asia - INDIA

    Leopard on loose in Indian city triggers panic

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 07:32pm by AFP

    ... Pradesh state since last December is believed to have killed some 10 people with wildlife officials still trying to hunt it down. WWF called for better management of forests and other habitats ... there is bound to be an interface,” Deepankar Ghosh of WWF-India said. “We can’t put all the leopards into cages. We can’t remove all the people living near forested areas. We have to manage ...

  6. WWF to launch electricity-saving contest

    Posted Aug 18th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee Environmental group WWF will launch an electricity-saving competition next month, out of concerns that the government's HK$3,600-a-year domestic electricity subsidy ... Fung Shun-kwan, WWF Hong Kong climate programme campaign officer. 'For example, some may keep their homes air- conditioned all day long.' As part of its inflation-relief measures, ...

  7. WWF chief has lifelong interest in magic of animals

    Posted Jun 21st 2008, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... Eric Bohm is the chief executive of the WWF Hong Kong. He was talking to David Phair. When I was about seven years old, I'd walk though the fields to school in Montreal, Canada, ... to help a client whose company was experiencing difficulties, and I've realised that it's my life and not my career that's propelled me along. Now I work for the WWF and have never ...

  8. Tang 'too busy' to meet WWF over declining fish stock

    Posted Feb 26th 2006, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... the dramatic decline in fish stocks. In the three months before he made his budget last week, WWF officials made several requests to make a half-hour presentation on how they believe Hong Kong's marine environment can be helped and how to save the fishing industry from ruin. But each time they were told Mr Tang could not spare the time to meet them. The WWF is proposing a series ...

  9. WWF calls for no-fishing zones

    Posted Aug 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai WWF Hong Kong yesterday urged the government to set up no-take zones in local waters to protect diminishing fish species. The call came as the group launched its second Big Fish Count in a bid to raise funds and public awareness of marine conservation issues. WWF will next week announce comprehensive proposals and set the government targets on local fish species. ...

  10. WWF decries government's failure to back proposed no-fishing zones

    Posted Mar 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai WWF Hong Kong yesterday blasted the government over its reluctance to support proposed no-fishing zones while a huge amount of money is earmarked for artificial tourist ... and catch volumes increased after bans were imposed. WWF chairman Markus Shaw said yesterday officials had yet to wake up to the rapid depletion of fish stocks and the possible collapse ...




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