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Mega-bridge has come at high price for dolphins: conservation group Listen
The Dolphin Conservation Society says the construction of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge has come at a high price. It said the number of Chinese white dolphins has dropped by more than 40 percent in the six years since construction started. Figures released by the Agriculture Fisheries and Conservation Department in July this year suggested there were only 47 of them left in Hong Kong waters. The society’s chairman Taison Chang spoke to Jim Gould:
Heritage group welcomes initiative for theatre building Listen
New World Development says it has asked the Lands Tribunal to order that the State Theatre Building in North Point be put up for compulsory sale for redevelopment. The former theatre, which was built in 1952, has been given a Grade One historic building status, but this does not mean it can't be demolished. New World, which already owns much of the shares in the building, said it is considering preserving part of the complex. It also said it would organise activities to tell people about the building's history. Paul Chan is the co-founder of the heritage tour agency -- Walk in Hong Kong. He told Cecil Wong that his group welcomes New World's initiative: