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  1. WWF calls for end to wasteful fishing policy

    Posted Feb 06th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... to Financial Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen, chief executive of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Hong Kong Eric Bohm has expressed disappointment that the minister had no time to listen ... that the government seems to hope the problem will just go away', the letter says. WWF Hong Kong has urged the government to set up no-take zones (NTZs) off Tolo Harbour, Port Shelter and marine parks. ...

  2. WWF seeks sustainable solution to shark's fin dispute

    Posted Jun 18th 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... Norma Connolly Conservation body WWF Hong Kong says it plans to meet shark traders and government officials to find a solution to the controversy over Disney's restaurants serving ... of WWF HK, said: 'Our next step will be to approach the Shark Fin Traders Merchant Association to see if we can work together to identify certifiable sustainable means for [shark ...

  3. WWF's plea for trawling ban

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

    ... JESSIE HUI World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Hong Kong has urged the government to ban all trawling in local waters to protect marine habitats. This is one of several recommendations made by WWF to the Health, Welfare and Food Bureau, which is currently collecting public opinion on its proposed amendments to the Fisheries Protection Ordinance. Markus Shaw, chairman of WWF Hong ...

  4. Airline to help WWF Hong Kong save wetland habitats of migratory birds

    Posted Jul 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI WWF Hong Kong has received financial support from Cathay Pacific to help conserve the wetland habitats of migratory waterbirds across Asia. With the launch of the Asian ... in Asia. WWF says many of the inland and coastal areas where waterbirds stop off during their annual migration have been lost or are threatened by pollution and reclamation. It is estimated that 13 ...

  5. News - Asia - CONSERVATION

    Google Glass and drones leading the fight against poaching in Nepal

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:20am by BIBEK BHANDARI

    ... a senior researcher at the WWF, said traditional methods of inputting such data on rhinos take days, so the experiment with the device represents a promising step forward. "If successfully ... patrolling more scientific," said Diwakar Chapagain from the wildlife trade monitoring department at WWF Nepal. "It's more evidence based." In 2012, unmanned aircraft fitted ...

  6. WWF hunts fund-raising manager

    Posted Oct 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... fund-raising manager- development. One of the world's largest independent conservation NGOs, WWF Hong Kong has four offices locally. As a member of the marketing and fund-raising department, ... your hand all the time. You really need to go out and execute strategy, meet objectives and bring results,' Ms Chang said. As payment for such dedication, job prospects at WWF Hong Kong ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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, ...

  10. 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 ...




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