22 January 2011 at 11:07 am #8575
Civic Exchange's report titled Nature Conservation: a new policy framework for Hong Kong is now out. You can download a copy at: http://www.civic-exchange.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/110121NatureConservationEN.pdf
Reading through, seems a worthy piece of work, but horrendously dull – sad reflection on us living in a world dominated by corporate culture. No hint of passion for wildlife in here; instead we get things like:
In how many months’ time will an approved, resourced, and active BSAP that meets the principles and standards of the CBD be in place?
Ironic in extreme, I believe, that the report was sponsored by Exxon Mobil – one of world's most anti-biodiversity companies it seems to me, given its long-term support for funding climate sceptics. See, for instance, Guardian report from July 2009: