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Hong Kong must do a better job of protecting its marine heritage, even if some species are infrequent visitors.
Rare sightings of a whale in city waters were met with excitement. And while the interest in the animal is understandable, it is hard to defend the rush of people trying to get a closer look.
Mussel farmers say they’ve racked up ‘unfathomable’ losses from an intense plankton bloom off the country’s eastern coast that’s turning the sea a bright green and killing off marine life.
Jonila Castro and Jhed Tamano had been working with coastal communities opposed to reclamation activities in Manila Bay when they disappeared earlier this month.
Humans are driving the loss of entire branches of species groups, according to a new study which warns of the threat of a sixth mass extinction.
The construction sector is the most vulnerable sector with US$4 trillion of value at risk from nature and biodiversity loss, followed by the agriculture sector and the food and beverages industry.
Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden says survey has recorded 154 bird species, including 66 threatened ones, at nine sites in megaproject.
Whale, spotted on Monday, found to have several injuries to its head after it was photographed on Tuesday.
In one incident, a group of people filmed themselves riding a dead great white shark being towed behind a vehicle, before one of them wore the animal’s severed head as a hat.
Beijing says Washington is trying ‘to damage China’s reputation’ by accusing it of fuelling the illicit trade in the endangered species.
About 80 per cent agree blanket ban on some exotics such as yellow-crested cockatoos, green iguanas and alligator snapping turtles needed.
More than 37,000 alien species have been introduced worldwide as a result of human activity, with 3,500 of them wreaking havoc on local animal and plant species.
Animal rights groups responded to the decision with dismay and called it ‘shameful’.
Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden says 1.5-metre-long lizard was spotted sunbathing on terrace by hiker at nature reserve.
Ocean Park Conservation Foundation confirms it was 1.67-metre long Indo-Pacific finless porpoise, which is considered ‘vulnerable’, indicating high risk of extinction.
The acai craze has unleashed an economic boom for farmers but experts say it is also threatening the Amazon’s biodiversity.
Animals susceptible to being trapped in abandoned fishing nets, hit by ship propellers and affected by noise from ship engines.
High Court ruling does not prevent development authorities from beginning pre-construction on site.
The coat pattern serves as camouflage for the animals in the wild, so a plain brown calf is highly unusual.
Aberdeen went missing from its conservation and education centre last Thursday after escaping from a temporary enclosure.
Specialists from Sichuan province will work with caretakers at Ocean Park to help the two mammals reproduce.
Two male suspects were arrested and charged with the illegal possession of carcasses of protected animals.
Hong Kong Golf Club turns down government offer to suspend construction work until legal proceedings are over.
Tachymenoides harrisonfordi’s moniker honours the veteran actor, known for playing Indiana Jones, the adventuring archaeologist who famously hates snakes.
Consumer Council highlights five of 11 online retailers checked did not levy the HK$1 per plastic bag charge required by law.
The finless porpoise measured about 1.7 metres (5.6 feet) in length and was found on a beach near Joss House Bay.
Tokyo has ‘zero leeway’ when it comes to whaling, one analyst said, with many Japanese still supporting the internationally abhorred tradition despite not eating whale meat themselves.
German sport manufacturer Puma, US’ Nike to cut kangaroo leather from its products but killings of Australia’s most iconic marsupial persist.
Baghdad zoo’s Siberian tigers live for 17 or 18 years but in other zoos have a life expectancy of 20-25 years, ‘the heat making the difference’, says vet.