According to the latest assessment by BirdLife International, 590 bird species are threatened with extinction.Sunday, 26 May, 2013, 5:34pm
Countdown to the CPPCC plenum continues2 Mar 2013 - 3:30am
Two Hong Kong cousins - both aged 24 - are doing their part to draw public attention to the relatively unknown creatures. Tsui Cheeyee and Aimee Mak Hoeyin paired up to become the design and illustration duo&dear after graduating in 2011.27 Jan 2013 - 5:00am
Mother tried to jump from bridge with baby
A 37-year-old woman was arrested after she allegedly tried to jump off a footbridge with her 18-month-old son in Mong Kok at 11am yesterday. A passer-by called police. By the time officers arrived the woman had calmed down and mother and son were not injured. The infant was taken to Kwong Wah Hospital for examination.
8 Jan 2013 - 6:04am
Customs officials have confiscated HK$10.6 million worth of ivory in a cargo from Africa, in the third large seizure of the banned product in three months, they said on Friday.4 Jan 2013 - 5:35pm
This past summer, a team of biologists scoured Siberian tundra in search of nests and eggs of one of the world's most threatened species, the spoon-billed sandpiper - a small shorebird known to Hong Kong birdwatchers as a scarce annual migrant at Mai Po Marshes.23 Dec 2012 - 3:45am
Deng's aim to bring Taiwan back into fold
I refer to Rupert Li's letter ("HK can help mainland create a more enhanced rule of law system", December 16) commenting on Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee's column ("Hong Kong's place in a family of 1.3 billion", December 9).23 Dec 2012 - 1:04am 1 comment
Early every morning, thousands of wild animals - birds, mammals and reptiles - are sold at the Xingfu market in Conghua, about 60 kilometres northeast of Guangzhou.
It's a trade that has been going on for years.12 Dec 2012 - 4:21am 1 comment
Customs officials in China are grappling with an increase in smuggling, particularly banned items such as drugs, weapons and endangered animals, state media reported on Tuesday.27 Nov 2012 - 6:49pm
Customs officers have made the third large seizure of ivory in a year as poachers in Africa slaughter thousands of animals to feed demand in China and other Asian countries.17 Nov 2012 - 4:23am 2 comments