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  1. 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 ...

  2. WWF study calls for sustainable development

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

    ... to the conservation group WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature). The region consumes 40 per cent of the world's resources, such as food, fibre, energy and water, WWF said. Its report- Asia Pacific 2005 ... 'Asia-Pacific is in a unique position to shape the world's path towards sustainable development in the coming decades,' said WWF International's director-general, James Leape. 'If ...

  3. Phuket in HK? It can be done, says WWF

    Posted Aug 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... experience' to tourists if they were turned into no-take zones for fishermen, the WWF-Hong Kong said yesterday. Fishermen now operating in the area might have to be retrained to enable them to work as leisure boat operators, or to provide snorkeling or scuba diving trips. Announcing the plan to restore Hong Kong's fisheries resources, local WWF chairman Markus Shaw said ...

  4. WWF calls for increased surveillance of wild birds

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

    ... JESSIE HUI WWF Hong Kong has urged for more intensive surveillance of wild birds at Mai Po natural reserve to prevent bird flu. The conservation group's call came after the latest ... found to have H5N1. But WWF has still recognised a need for more intensive surveillance in the coming months. Any dead birds found at Mai Po are sent to veterinary doctors for an autopsy ...

  5. Mai Po reserve's dragonflies under the WWF spotlight

    Posted Jul 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... midget, is a globally endangered species listed by the International Conservation Union, while 15 others are rare or uncommon to Hong Kong. Alex Wong Wai-tung, education officer of the WWF, said ... of these ponds to help us plan future habitat management,' he said. The WWF said freshwater habitats in Hong Kong had been hit with water pollution, reclamation, and the invasion of exotic species, ...

  6. WWF urges expansion of no-take zones

    Posted Aug 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Hong Kong has criticised the government for 'not being positive enough' to expand the no-take zones where fishing is banned. The conservation group recently met senior officials, including Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, as well as legislators, and proposed a new economic model for the waters off northeast Hong Kong. WWF ...

  7. WWF and developer in wetlands project

    Posted Dec 15th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) will advise the developer on the planning, construction and operation of the wetland nature reserve. It also will help the developer prepare the environmental ... consisting of representatives from the education sector, government, green groups and academics,' Grace Woo Chia-ching, executive director of Cheung Kong (Holdings) Limited, said. WWF Hong ...

  8. Decision to close parks baffles WWF

    Posted Mar 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai WWF Hong Kong has challenged the government to spell out the scientific reasons for closing some parks and reserves as part of precautions against bird flu. The group, whose bird-watching reserve at Mai Po has been closed for a month, has written to the Health, Welfare and Food Bureau seeking clarification. 'It is puzzling that some government-sponsored bird-watching ...

  9. Disney seeks WWF's green light for shark's fin suppliers

    Posted Jun 08th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... groups over its decision to serve the dish. Florida-based Disney executives last week held talks with conservation body WWF to seek advice on how to respond to the attacks by environmentalists ... from the WWF- which led criticism of the theme park when it admitted last month it would serve shark's fin at Chinese banquets- on suppliers for other sensitive items on its hotel menu ...

  10. Split AFCD to save last of our fish, WWF urges

    Posted Apr 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... allowed fish stocks to be decimated, the head of a leading conservation group said yesterday. WWF Hong Kong has taken out newspaper advertisements today accusing Thomas Chan Chun-yuen of having ... the fishing stocks but also for developing the fishing industry.' The WWF advertisements in the South China Morning Post and Chinese-language newspapers attack the AFCD for failing to protect ...




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