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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Apples grow black in China's 'Coal City'

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 04:02pm by Ernest Kao

    ... An apple a day will not be keeping the doctor at bay. Such is the case, at least, in the infamously polluted coal town of Huailai county, Zhangjiakou, sometimes known as "Coal City" of northern China's Hebei province. Villagers say apples that grow here have “genetically” adopted a permanent blackish tone instead of their once reddish hue due to years of exposure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1267881/apples-grow-black-chinas-coal-city
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Phone app to provide real-time pollution levels in the neighbourhood

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 06:40pm by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... outdoor activities will also find it useful." Users of Apple or Android smartphones will input the district they are in and the level of pollution at which they wish to be alerted. The app ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1374678/new-air-quality-monitoring-system-announced
  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Emerging nations dumping more e-waste than West, report says

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 03:29pm by Reuters

    ... By 2017, the annual piles of old washing machines, computers, refrigerators, toys and other goods with an electric cord or battery would weigh as much as 11 Great Pyramids of Giza, it said. Some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1381199/emerging-nations-dumping-more-e-waste-west-report-says
  4. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    No toxic island of debris from Japan tsunami heading for US, agency says

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 05:53am by MCT

    ... since developing a debris-tracking computer model shortly after the tsunami. The latest version shows a blob-shaped zone more than 1,600 kilometres wide northeast of Hawaii, identifying ... their computer model was not a forecast of where the debris was headed but a "hindcast" that used winds, currents and weather to show the last area it was likely to be. "It's kind ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1352669/no-toxic-island-debris-japan-tsunami-heading-us-agency-says
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    From unwanted bottles to useful bricks

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 12:00am by Olivia Rosenman

    ... products, ecobricks are more expensive than their non-recycled counterparts, especially those from the mainland. "You have to compare apples to apples," says Chan. "We ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1297490/unwanted-bottles-useful-bricks
  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China recycling clean-up jolts global industry

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 04:03pm by AP

    ... workshops break down discarded computers or appliances to recover copper and other metals. Some use crude smelters or burn leftover plastic and other materials, releasing lead and other toxins ... the past 20 years. Its manufacturers needed the metal, paper and plastic and Beijing was willing to tolerate the environmental cost. Millions of tons of discarded plastic, computers, electronics, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1323546/china-recycling-clean-jolts-global-industry
  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    New coal-fired power stations in Guangdong ‘will kill thousands’

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi-fai and Jing Li

    ... study, Gray used the CALPUFF computer model, endorsed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency for trans-boundary air pollution, as well as emission data from the Ministry ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1299985/new-coal-fired-power-stations-guangdong-will-kill-thousands
  8. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Forests may be adapting to climate change, US research shows

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... the effect is several times larger than the assumptions incorporated into computer forecasts of how forests and other landscapes will respond to climate change. Those forecasts might need ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1280416/forests-may-be-adapting-climate-change-us-research-shows
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Big trees may be root of problems at Hysan Place

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... area like Kai Chiu Road, the species could be a bad choice." The old trees outside what is now the Apple store in Hysan Place were felled, after being deemed "structurally ... the space outside the Apple Store which has giant glass panels facing the road. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1157724/big-trees-may-be-root-problems
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong dims as it embraces Earth Hour

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... in 2007 and has since spread to 152 countries. Ng says he never turns on his office light at night because he works mainly on his computer and has a desk lamp that he uses sparingly. "But ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1198332/hong-kong-dims-it-embraces-earth-hour

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