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CITES CoP16 – March 3rd, 2013

Today saw the opening of the CITES Conference of Parties in Bangkok Thailand. What is being billed as the make or break for CITES where a major focus is on Elephant and Rhino as well as Sharks and Rays. After an early morning press conference from the German Delegation in support of the shark fin […]

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Sharks on the Roof!! – New Years Day in Hong Kong

Happy New Year from Hong Kong…… Whilst many were likely nursing hangovers, we were checking out a tip off received from a friend. The tropical climate of Hong Kong is often very humid, yet the cool-dry winter days with clear skies are proving irresistible to the shark fin traders, who are using every square inch […]

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Green Drinks – Capt. Charles Moore

Great evening at Green Drinks with guest speaker Captain Charles Moore of the Algalita Marine Research Institute. Charles is stopping off in Hong Kong for 6 days as part of his PLASTIC POLLUTION CONVERSATION Pacific Rim Tour 2012. The tour is also launching his latest book ‘Plastic Ocean’. Back in 1997, Capt. Charles discovered the […]

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Winning Battles in the WAR OF THE NURDLES

Well another week has gone whistling by, and each day Sinopec have had teams on the beaches in Chi Ma Wan, doing deep cleaning with the vacuum cleaners in the rocky areas. Reports back have been all positive as we edge forward in our ‘War of the Nurdles’. Closer to home we are seeing real […]

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Discovery Bay Marina Turns Away Conservation Boat

During this entire cleanup operation I have been amazed at the generosity and understanding of the people. Everyone has bent over backwards to help wherever they can with whatever they have. But sadly this run of good will had to reach an end…and it did when we went to the Discovery Bay Marina Club!! Knowing […]

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