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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Hazardous smog returns to Beijing and surrounding region amid holiday

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Hazardous smog returns to Beijing and the north Choking smog returned to blanket Beijing and surrounding areas yesterday, four days after a dangerous smog alert was lifted. Meteorologists said pollution levels were likely to remain high until after the National Day "golden week" ends tomorrow - and the traffic crush as people returned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1325469/hazardous-smog-returns-beijing-and-surrounding-region-amid-holiday
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    14 Hong Kong beaches closed after 'sewage leak'- but swimmers not deterred

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 12:11pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit yingkit.lai@scmp.com Swimmers ignore sewage alert at beaches All 14 beaches in the New Territories districts of Tuen Mun and Tsuen Wan may have been officially closed due ... resumed, the department said. However, it is not known when the beaches will reopen. The last time beaches in Hong Kong were closed due to a sewage leak was in 1997. Yesterday at Tsuen Wan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580760/hong-kong-beaches-shut-after-suspected-sewage-leak-new-territories
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Swimmers not told for hours about large leak of raw sewage into the sea

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:56am by CHEUNG CHI-FAIR, Ernest Kao

    ... emerged yesterday as the 14 beaches in Tuen Mun and Tsuen Wan districts that were closed at about 10pm on Monday night finally reopened. Many swimmers had ignored the beach closure notices ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581292/contractor-slow-reveal-sewage-leak
  4. 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

    ... of their villages as protected land. Excavators were brought in to raze trees, while machete- and hoe-wielding villagers chopped down shrubs on the coast of Tai Ho Wan, which is known for its oyster-rich mudflats and horseshoe crabs. Together with the three rivers that feed it, Tai Ho Wan is now designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), but not yet zoned as such. Statutory ...

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

    'Dirty' seawater leaves beachgoers worried

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Lam. The hospital is close to the most popular beaches in Southern District, which were hit by red tides- a bloom of toxic red algae- in late May and early June. Chan said that even if red ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580442/dirty-seawater-leaves-beachgoers-worried
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Soft coral found living in Victoria Harbour points to cleaner water

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:56am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... to the disputed islands two years ago. Under close surveillance from marine officers, the activists sailed out of the Shau Kei Wan typhoon shelter towards the anchorage area off Kowloon Bay, where ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575619/diaoyu-boat-sticks-fishing-unexpected-result
  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

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

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

    ... and the runner-up 800,000 yuan. The plan calls for a cluster of business headquarters to be built in the Qiaocheng wetlands in Nanshan district, upstream from the Mai Po marshes in Hong Kong. A 35.2-hectare ... districts have a critical influence on bird migration patterns in East Asia." He said the planned skyscrapers on the migratory route would definitely affect shorebirds and the Mai Po reserve. ...

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

    ... and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai put the spotlight on the Danish toymaker's cross-promotion partnership with global oil giant Shell and its controversial Arctic oil-drilling programme. Watch: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1561201/bear-faced-cheek-it-lego-protest-hits-ani-com
  9. 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 in the region, according to a report on the website of People’s Daily. Local authorities said four or five hungry wolves sneaked into the Kalazhuole village in Altay district at about 2am, hungry ...

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

    Artificial beach in Lung Mei gets green light despite environmental worries

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 04:34am by Cheung Chi-fai and Chris Lau

    ... of an artificial beach at Lung Mei came from Tai Po District Council, which wanted to cater for residents without access to a bathing beach. It will stretch for 200 metres, with room for 4,000 swimmers. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1572353/plan-artificial-beach-lung-mei-tai-po-clears-court-hurdle

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