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  1. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Japan to halve bluefin tuna catch in Northern Pacific

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 06:05am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japan to cut its catch of bluefin tuna Japan plans to slash by half the amount of juvenile bluefin tuna taken from the Northern Pacific starting next year, ... is significantly reduced, the Yomiuri said. Stocks of bluefin tuna aged four or older in the Northern Pacific are estimated at 26,000 tonnes, according to the agency. The Japanese plan is aimed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1444692/japan-halve-bluefin-tuna-catch-northern-pacific
  2. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    US joins island nations in creating vast Pacific Ocean sanctuary

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 09:54pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US joins island nations in forming vast protected area for marine life Pacific sanctuary largest in world The United States joined forces with other nations to declare a vast swathe of the Pacific Ocean a marine sanctuary and take "historic" steps to combat illegal fishing. Taking the helm in a stepped up fight to save ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1535698/us-joins-island-nations-creating-vast-pacific-ocean-sanctuary
  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Chengdu mainland's most liveable city, says Asia Development Bank

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:06am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Chengdu takes liveable-city honours Chengdu is the most liveable city on the mainland, followed by Guangzhou and Ningbo, according to the Asian Development Bank. Beijing ranked 18th, while Shanghai came in at 22nd. Lanzho ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1532145/chengdu-mainlands-most-liveable-city-says-asia-development-bank
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Angry merchants protest against Cathay Pacific's shark fin ban

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Protest over Cathay's shark fin ban More than 100 angry merchants yesterday protested outside Cathay Pacific's headquarters against ... not banned the import and export of shark fin. This business is not illegal. How can Cathay Pacific decide on a ban without even consulting us?'' She noted merchants can still use of other ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1031819/angry-merchants-protest-against-cathay-pacifics-shark-fin-ban
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Cathay Pacific bans shark fin from its cargo flights

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Airline bows to pressure from environmental groups, who hail the decision as a major victory Cathay Pacific bans shark fin from its cargo flights Cathay bans shark fin from cargo flights Cathay Pacific has bowed to pressure from environmental groups and banned shark fin from its cargo flights. The move by the airline- believed by environmentalists to fly up to 50 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1029721/cathay-pacific-bans-shark-fin-its-cargo-flights
  6. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Fukushima Daiichi plant's nuclear leaks poison the Pacific and a way of life

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... he was 12, and retired only three years ago. But even if his health permits, Niitsuma knows he may never again get the chance to board his boat and head out into the Pacific in search ... into the Pacific every day, more than two years after it was hit by a tsunami in March 2011. Government officials said the leaks probably started soon after the disaster, which caused a nuclear meltdown. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1295855/fukushima-daiichi-plants-nuclear-leaks-poison-pacific-and-way-life
  7. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Climate ‘catastrophe’ predicted in Pacific

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 04:23pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney, Australia

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney, Australia The Marshall Islands has warned of a Pacific “climate catastrophe” that will wipe it off the map without decisive action on global warming, saying ... at the 16-member Pacific Islands Forum it will host in September which he has insisted US Secretary of State John Kerry must attend. De Brum hopes the so-called Majuro Declaration can be presented ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1293577/climate-catastrophe-predicted-pacific
  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing gets tough on pollution as Apec leaders' meeting approaches

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 02:21pm by Adrian Wan

    ... meeting in November. Officials in suburban Huairou district, where this year's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Economic Leaders' Meeting will be held, have pledged to crack down ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1526626/beijing-gets-tough-pollution-apec-leaders-meeting-approaches
  9. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Laos agrees to tighter scrutiny of second Mekong River dam by neighbours

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 11:45pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City Laos allows tighter scrutiny of Mekong dam Laos has agreed to open a proposed hydropower project along the Mekong River to further scrutiny from neighbouring countries, after Vietnam previously called for a delay ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1542057/laos-agrees-tighter-scrutiny-second-mekong-river-dam-neighbours
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    New 'windless' air conditioner comes to Hong Kong... but it's not cheap

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:57am by Jessie Lau

    ... "The price will go down as manufacturing increases," said Wei Ming Lin, managing director of Ecofactory (Asia). He hopes the system will one day become cheap enough to be affordable ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1538454/air-conditioner-green-not-cheap

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