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South China Morning Post Magazine

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Packed with information, fabulous photos and videos, chiefly on wildlife, conservation, science and travel – especially in Hong Kong and across Asia.


Not BB ii

The magazine for the serious birdspotter, Vol II I'd upped and left for the Far East by the time the first NOT BB appeared; heard of its success – read out at log time on Scilly,…

Wuliansuhai Birds, Inner Mongolia

Birds at Wuliansuhai Birds Recorded at Wuliansuhai (west of Baotou), Inner Mongolia, 24 and 25 September; and at Hasuhai (between Baotou and Hohhot) on 26 September 2004 Martin and Maya Williams During afternoon of 24 September,…


Ebola’s inner rampage and praise for dirt plus optimum sex

Usually as winter approaches, there are concerns about ailments like the common cold and influenza, spurring an upsurge of interest in our immune systems. This year, an additional threat looms…

Sleep Science plus insomniac fruit flies, angry women and brain-washing

If you’re reading this after a long night’s sleep, maybe catching up on some shuteye after being awake too long on weekdays, perhaps ponder on NASA funding research into extremely…


Hong Kong Nightlife – bars n discos

Hong Kong Nightlife – bars n discos

Hi! I hear you're visiting Hong Kong, you've been out for the day – doing something dull like shopping, or vastly more satisfying hiking and sightseeing – and now youve energy…

Wild side of Cheung Chau in Hong Kong

Scenes of the wilder side of Cheung Chau – an island in southwest Hong Kong, during spring 2010.