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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Jack Ma says Scotland hunting trip was to 'study animal conservation'

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 03:03am by Chris Luo

    ... in Britain, saying the trip two years ago was for animal conservation, not recreation. The Nature Conservancy (TNC) also defended Ma, a director on the organisation's board, after Britain's ... the development of conservation zones in Europe and examine the control of wild animal populations. "It is utterly different from [what] the … pictures in the media reports showed, and is a far cry ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1571599/conservation-not-recreation-behind-uk-hunting-trip-internet-jack-ma-says
  2. Lifestyle - Technology - ENVIRONMENT

    Miniscule midge survives in frozen Antarctic environment

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 01:14am by AFP

    ... the sun, the midge can tolerate losing up to 70 per cent of the water in its body cells. Most animals won't survive losing more than 20 per cent. "Few animals can boast of being as tough ... was a huge surprise." Scientists had previously observed a link between animals living in freezing conditions and large genomes thought to reflect the evolutionary adaptations they had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1575009/miniscule-midge-survives-frozen-antarctic-environment
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Villagers in Lantau destroy mangrove in bid to halt 'protected status' plan

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Demonstrators in northern Lantau fear their rights to farm and build small houses will be restricted if area nearby gets protected status Villagers in zoning ... includes Pak Mong, Ngau Kwu Long and Tai Ho villages, fear their rights to farm and build small houses will be restricted if the restrictive development plans are agreed to. "Step by step, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580476/villagers-northern-lantau-destroy-mangrove-protest-over-potential
  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Wolf attack on Xinjiang village leaves six injured

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 12:21pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com A rare attack by wolves injured six people at a village in Xinjiang on Monday and prompted concerns about the deteriorating environment for wild animals ... of Ecology and Geography, as saying that intensifying confrontations in Xinjiang between humans and wild animals in recent years have severely reduced the animals’ habitat and food supply. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1572753/six-injured-rare-xinjiang-wolf-attack
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Toxic alert as Hong Kong suffers highest number of red tides in 26 years

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 05:24pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... "This is just like infectious diseases. The virus is always there; it just explodes … in the right conditions." Both Ho and Wu agreed that the flow of waste water from the Pearl River ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580362/hong-kong-suffers-most-red-tide-outbreaks-records-began-experts-warn
  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Shenzhen's reach for stars puts Deep Bay wetland birds at risk

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:24am by He Huifeng

    ... new enterprise-headquarters project will be right next to the wetland park- another commercial reclamation project in the Qiaocheng wetlands- and will become a new threat to the nearby Mai Po ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1575113/shenzhens-reach-stars-puts-deep-bay-wetland-birds-risk
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Clam diggers' use of salt to lure prey damaging coastal ecology, conservationists say

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... to animals. Dr Paul Shin Kam-shing, of City University's department of biology and chemistry, said the salt would alter the "micro-habitat" instantly, possibly wiping out any organism ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570220/clam-diggers-use-salt-lure-prey-damaging-coastal-ecology
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    The bear-faced cheek of it: Lego protest hits Ani-Com

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:04am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ani-Com Hong Kong 2014 brings comic animations to life Lego toys featuring Shell logos, including a line of Lego Formula One cars given away at filling stations, were promoting brand awareness for the oil company among children, Greenpeace warned. "Lego should cut ties with Shell, which is gambling on the lives of Arctic animals," said campaigner Ada Kong. "Putting up booths ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1561201/bear-faced-cheek-it-lego-protest-hits-ani-com
  9. News - China Insider - ENVIRONMENT

    Shark fin vendors report 82 per cent drop in sales after anti-corruption campaign

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 05:34pm by James Griffiths

    ... banquets in [mainland] China and Hong Kong also helped send the right message and this could be a model to address issues, such as ivory," he said. According to WildAid, around 73 million ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1567499/shark-fin-vendors-report-82-cent-drop-sales-after-anti-corruption
  10. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Beef most costly protein based on environmental harm, US study finds

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 09:57pm by AFP

    ... the reactive nitrogen from fertiliser compared to the other proteins, the study found. "Beef is consistently the least resource-efficient of the five animal categories," said the study, which ... poultry or pork, roughly 10 calories of animal feed is needed. This ratio was nearly four times higher for beef. The costs of producing poultry, pork, eggs and dairy products were similar overall, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557275/beef-most-costly-protein-based-environmental-harm-us-study-finds

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