Shark-themed Sand Sculpture Competition (19 Oct – 20 Oct2013)

堆“鯊”比賽 Shark-themed Sand Sculpture Competition   比賽日期:                    2013 年 10 月 20 日 Date of Competition:     20th October 2013 比賽時間:                    下午 1 時至 3 時,下午4時開始進行評分,下午5時進行頒獎儀式 Time of Competition:     1:00-3:00pm, scoring starts at 4:00pm, Award Ceremony starts at 5:00pm 比賽地點:                    淺水灣海灘 Location:                      Repulse Bay Beach 集合地點及時間:          淺水灣海灘 香港護鯊會詢問處,下午 12 時 30 分報到 Meeting point and time:…

Olive Chiu

1. What made you personally decide to stop eating shark fin soup? Because people are killing sharks and the sea is getting red from their blood. Actually I never ate it before anyway.   2. How have you tried to spread the word to others, such as family, friends and colleagues? Yes, I say if you…

Cyberport Smart Kids Fun Day (20 Sept – 21 Sept 2013)

Cyberport Smart Kids Fun Day 數碼港至叻Kids同樂日 20-21 / 9 / 2013 12:00nn – 6:00pm Ocean View Court, The Arcade, Cyberport數碼港商場全天候廣場 Ocean Art Charity Workshop 海洋慈善藝趣坊 Daily每日12:00nn – 6:00pm Held by Hong Kong Shark Foundation, kids can learn about marine ecosystem and make little shark handicrafts 由香港護鯊會舉辦,讓小朋友認識海洋生態及製作鯊魚小手工。   Details:   Tote Bag Making Workshop (圖像移印﹣布袋工作坊) *idea…

New government guidelines take shark fin off the menu in Hong Kong: Hong Kong steps forward to protect sharks – 16 September 2013

HONG KONG – The Hong Kong Environment Bureau released a press release today detailing guidelines sent recently to government departments recommending they not consume shark fin, black moss and bluefin tuna at official functions. “The Government is determined to take the lead and set a good example on this front that goes beyond the minimum expectation as laid…

JCI Press Conference of Survey on Shark Consumption Habits and Attitude – June 2013

        Photo credit: Sky Post晴報 To read media coverage, please click links below: In English: South China Morning Post – Attitudes to shark’s fin changing: survey The Standard – Appetite for shark fin wanes In Chinese: am730 – 市民日常食用魚翅大幅減少 晴報 – 結婚不食翅 長輩Say No 新報 – 婚宴講體面 僅一成無翅 太陽報 – 過去一年 25%市民無食翅 東方日報…