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Categories and Criteria (version 3.1)

2001 Categories & Criteria (version 3.1)<p>Contents<p>I. INTRODUCTION<p>The IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria are intended to be an easily and widely …

Population

Conservation Status - what does it mean?

The conservation status of a species is an indicator of how likely it is to remain alive at present or in the near future.<p>Many factors are used to …

AFCD Chinese White Dolphin

Watch Rare Pink Dolphins Hang On in Urban Harbor

Weird & Wild<p>Hong Kong's iconic marine mammals face serious threats, although conservationists are fighting for them.<p>Weird & Wild<p>Pink dolphins have long lived in the urban waters around the islands and in the harbor of Hong Kong, where they have earned a symbolic place in the city’s history and …

Hong Kong

Move mountains to save dolphins, Hong Kong green groups say in third runway debate

A plan to shave the peaks off two hills on northeast Lantau Island could have increased the airport's capacity in a cheaper and more environmentally …

No Fly Zone

A collaborative effort to help Chinese white dolphins

Chinese white dolphins (also known as Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins, <i>Sousa chinensis</i>) inhabiting the Pearl River Estuary (PRE), including coastal …

Hong Kong

Friends of the Foundation - Chinese White Dolphin Eco-tour

Friends of the Foundation organises different eco-tours to engage its members and the general public while introducing Hong Kong’s abundant wildlife …

Chinese White Dolphin - What you can do

Before it is too late, we need to take a proactive approach to conserve the remaining population of the Chinese white dolphin, Hong Kong’s iconic …

Chinese White Dolphin - Our work

<b>Research and seminar</b><br>In 2008, WWF Hong Kong partnered with the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society (WDCS), organized “2008 Marine Mammal Experts …

Chinese White Dolphin - Cumulative impact

WWF is deeply concerned with the cumulative impacts from habitat loss and disturbance from previous and upcoming developments. Many other existing or …

Chinese White Dolphin - Threats

Since the mid-90s, more than 1,400 hectares of sea area have been reclaimed in Hong Kong’s western waters. This is within the relatively small area …

Chinese White Dolphin - Protection status

<b>Population distribution:</b><br>Chinese white dolphins are distributed in the coastal and inshore waters of the Indian and western Pacific oceans. There are …

Chinese White Dolphin

On the western coast of the Pearl River Estuary, within Hong Kong waters, the dolphins prefer to stay close to the shore. In particular, they are …

China plans HK handover festivities

China is making plans to host a cultural show, a fireworks display and a car parade to celebrate the return of Hong Kong to Chinese rule next year, …

Hong Kong

Pink Dolphins

<i>This rare species off Lantau Island</i><p><b>Pink Dolphins</b> were first observed in the waters around Hong Kong and the Pearl River Estuary over 300 years ago, …

Hong Kong

Rare Pink Dolphins in Danger of Extinction in Hong Kong

Chinese white dolphins are found in fragmented populations off the coast of Southeast Asia and various western Pacific Islands. They are known for …

Hong Kong

Why Are The Endangered Dolphins Of Hong Kong Pink?

Take a trip around Lantau island in Hong Kong and you might see something surprising: a pod of pink dolphins. Technically, they’re known as Chinese …

Hong Kong

Hong Kong's pink dolphins are close to extinction ... what can you do about it?

As Hong Kong rushes to expand the airport and finish the bridge to Macau, everyone seems to have forgotten about the animal most affected by it all - …

Hong Kong

Pink dolphin extinction risk far greater than expected: study

Pink dolphins in the Pearl River estuary face a far greater extinction threat than previously thought, with crucial habitats in the area disappearing …

Hong Kong

Hong Kong DolphinWatch Ltd.

Protect the sea, protect the environment, protect the world’s pinkest wild dolphins.<br>Come and see them for an unforgettable experience!<p>Hong Kong …

Hong Kong