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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 - 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. News - China Insider - ENVIRONMENT

    Violence, arrests in Guangdong city of Maoming as locals rally against petrochemical plant

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 02:18pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... for Sinopec, Asia’s biggest refiner, could not be reached by phone and email on Monday morning. The photos, many of which have since been deleted from Sina Weibo, showed hundreds of people gathering ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1461609/violence-arrests-guangdong-city-maoming-locals-rally-against
  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Enforcement seen as key in China’s new environmental markets

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 04:03pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... generators to import more low-sulphur coal from Australia and Southeast Asia, said Deborah Seligsohn, a China energy and environment expert at the University of California at San Diego, besides ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1458470/enforcement-seen-key-chinas-new-environmental-markets
  8. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Sea Shepherd claims to have saved 750 whales from Japanese harpoons

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:06am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Sea Shepherd 'has saved 750 whales' Environmental activist group Sea Shepherd claims its efforts saved more than 750 whales as they returned to land after their longest-yet anti-whaling campaign in the Southern Oce ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1455697/sea-shepherd-claims-have-saved-750-whales-japanese-harpoons
  9. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Great Barrier Reef's future in danger, scientists warn

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 01:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney and Wellington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Report says effects of climate change will cause irreversible damage unless immediate measures taken Time is running out for Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, with climate change set to wreck irreversible damage by 2030 unless ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1441786/great-barrier-reefs-future-danger-scientists-warn
  10. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Fatwa issued against hunting of endangered wildlife in Indonesia

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 12:49pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jakarta Religious council says trade in endangered species immoral and sinful Indonesia’s top Islamic clerical body has issued a religious fatwa against the illegal hunting and trade in endangered animals in the country, which the ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1441747/fatwa-issued-against-hunting-endangered-wildlife-indonesia

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