WWF Hong Kong

WWF nonprofit ends union with wetland developer Cheung Kong

WWF has withdrawn from the Fung Lok Wai project near the Mai Po wetlands.

Development plans by property giant Cheung Kong (Holdings) suffered their second blow in a week after the developer's green-group partner in a controversial wetlands housing project pulled out.

Wednesday, 15 May, 2013, 7:30am 1 comment

Works chief Edwin Tong calls WWF Hong Kong criticism biased

Edwin Tong Ka-hung, head of the Civil Engineering Office, criticised some outside analysis of the results of the engagement exercise as biased. Tong was responding to earlier accusations by WWF Hong Kong, which said it was dissatisfied with how the results were released and presented. 

25 Feb 2013 - 5:27am

Youngsters to gain better appreciation for nature via outdoor courses

Teacher Lam Pui-yee and WWF's Stephen Chung. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

One way to conserve ecologically valuable sites would be to teach youngsters to be "watchdogs" of the natural world, in the view of one green group.

1 Dec 2012 - 3:48am

Nam Sang Wai wetland size should meet 'no-net loss' principle

The Nam Sang Wai developer has claimed its proposed project would almost meet the "no-net loss" principle under planning guidelines that require wetlands to retain the same net area after development.

15 Nov 2012 - 4:38am

HKEx urges more compliance with WWF environmental objectives

Listed companies are being urged by the stock exchange to report on their compliance with "environmental, social and governance" (ESG) practices - such as turning off lights after working hours - from January.

26 Oct 2012 - 1:31pm

A green warrior says farewell

Eric Bohm didn't like it when drivers left their vehicles' engines running in idle. Often he kindly asked them to switch their engines off. But now drivers can breathe easy.

14 May 2012 - 12:00am

Developer seeks delay in wetlands planning bid

A property developer has asked for a delay in submitting its planning application for a housing project near the Mai Po reserve, amid mounting public concern over the development's environmental impact.

7 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Groups rally against WWF over land deal

Local green groups have united to denounce WWF Hong Kong for working with a subsidiary of the property giant Cheung Kong which wants to develop a plot of land near Mai Po.

3 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Third runway fears

The global conservation body WWF is calling on the Airport Authority to halt public consultation on the planned construction of a third runway until more information is revealed.

20 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Marketing officer, seafood

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19 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Enriching experience

Situated on the top of a hill inside a nature reserve, Baimaxueshan (White Horse Snow Mountain) Tibetan Community School at Deqin, in Yunnan province, is home to dozens of students - some of whom graduated years ago.

16 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

The Seafood Guide in the story 'Seafood guide puts conservation on menu' published on Page C1 on March 27 was produced by WWF Hong Kong and the JNC Nature Fund, instead of JNS Nature Fund as reported. The guide was commissioned after a 2005 TNS survey found more than 70 per cent of the public had no idea where their seafood came from.

12 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Buffalo call: reserve's recruit needs a name

Mai Po Nature Reserve has a problem it hopes the public can solve. The reserve's latest staff recruit - a five-year-old female Asian Water Buffalo - has plenty of personality but does not yet have a name.

The buffalo is part of a World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) research project at Mai Po.

12 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

No-fishing zones make good business sense, says WWF

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 by Canada's University of British Columbia concluded that the number of fish would 'shoot up exponentially' if no-take zones were established in Tolo Harbour, Port Shelter and at existing marine parks.

28 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

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

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 sites such as Ocean Park and Wetland Park.

29 Mar 2006 - 12:00am