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  1. WWF pushes power supplier to clarify plan to build on Soko isle

    Posted Jan 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... than land next to its power station at Black Point. Conservation organisation WWF said Black Point was preferable to the Sokos, which it said are a key habitat of the endangered Chinese white ... building at Black Point would mean reclaiming up to 16 hectares. But WWF said the scope of reclamation at Black Point could be minimised if planned administration buildings were better integrated ...

  2. WWF seeks help raising money

    Posted May 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jessie Hui The World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) Hong Kong is seeking volunteers to help with a raffle ticket sales campaign, which runs until July 11. The organisation aims to recover ... and education works. A launching ceremony of the campaign was held on Saturday, with WWF Hong Kong ambassador Gigi Leung Wing-kei showing up to offer her support. If you are interested in buying raffle ...

  3. WWF seeks help for big fish count

    Posted Jun 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong will carry out its first census on fish on June 20. The Big Fish Count, organised by the World Wildlife Fund for Nature of Hong Kong (WWF Hong Kong), will record as many local fish species as possible within eight hours. Hong Kong is home to 1,000 species of tropical and temperate marine fishes and more than 80 species of corals, according to the WWF. 'Many Hong ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. HK should follow California and ban gas terminal, says WWF

    Posted Jun 08th 2007, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee WWF Hong Kong has renewed its call for CLP Power not to build a natural gas terminal in a proposed marine park site, citing California's ban on construction of a similar ... gas terminal off the coast of Malibu. The Californian move has rekindled the debate over CLP Power's plans for an LNG terminal in the Soko Islands. WWF senior conservation officer Alan ...

  7. No-fishing zones make good business sense, says WWF

    Posted Jun 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Arthur Fang Establishing no-fishing zones will not only protect marine life but also makes good business sense, WWF Hong Kong says. Markus Shaw, chairman of WWF Hong Kong, said a study ... marine parks. WWF is proposing that 9.8 per cent of Hong Kong's waters be declared no-take zones. 'So you can imagine if we have that much fish in Tolo Harbour and Port Shelter, you can ...

  8. News - China - CLIMATE CHANGE

    China will seek a peak in carbon emissions 'as soon as possible', vice-premier says

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 03:04pm by Jing Li

    ... responsibilities that are commensurate with our national conditions," Zhang said. Deng Liangchun, manager of WWF China's climate and energy programme, said Chinese leaders were showing initiative ...

  9. WWF admits marine park finances all at sea

    Posted Jan 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... but added it would struggle to meet costs despite charging visitors $150 for a tour. During a progress report to the Country and Marine Parks Board yesterday, the WWF said the Marine Life Centre at Sai Kung may have to rely on government subsidies or private sponsorship. Board members expressed concern over whether the centre could be financially viable as the WWF had to bear operating ...

  10. Act before it's too late: WWF

    Posted Oct 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI WE will need another Earth by 2050 unless we start reducing our consumption of natural resources immediately, conservationists have warned. The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF ... conversation officer at WWF Hong Kong. 'A previous report shows each person in Hong Kong needed 4.3 hectares of land for resources. If the situation remains unchanged, we will need at least 100 ...




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