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  1. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Pacific fisheries body proposes cut in juvenile bluefin tuna catch

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 11:43pm by AP

    ... that monitors most of the Pacific Ocean has recommended cutting the catch of juvenile bluefin tuna to half of its average level in 2002-2004, a move that conservationists say is only an initial step towards saving the endangered species. The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission announced the decision yesterday following an annual meeting in Fukuoka in western Japan. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1585381/pacific-fisheries-body-proposes-cut-juvenile-bluefin-tuna-catch
  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Hebei orders factory shutdowns to stop smog casting pall over Apec

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 03:31am by Nectar Gan

    ... "hazardous" pollution, posing a health risk to the entire population. With less than two weeks to go until the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, the authorities are under massive pressure ... Nectar Gan nectar.gan@scmp.com Province orders hundreds of factories to shut down for 12 days to ensure clear skies above Beijing as Pacific Rim leaders gather for talks Hebei cuts output ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1621658/hebei-orders-factory-shutdowns-stop-smog-casting-pall-over-apec
  3. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Oil spill feared off Canada's west coast after Russian ship loses power

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 06:39am by AP

    ... to the Pacific coast for shipment to Asia. Opponents say the proposed pipeline would bring about 220 large oil tankers a year to the British Columbia coast. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1619451/oil-spill-feared-canadas-west-coast-after-russian-ship-loses-power
  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing marks Apec summit with extra public holiday, moves to cut pollution

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 04:54am by Angela Meng

    ... month. Zhuang Zhidong, deputy head of Beijing's environmental protection bureau, said the measures would reduce pollution during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum meeting. Local ... weekday, only one-fifth of the city's private cars were allowed on the road. The Apec Economic Leaders' Meeting will be held on November 10 and 11, with ministers of the 21 Pacific ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1613232/beijing-marks-apec-summit-extra-public-holiday-moves-cut-pollution
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    'Three Earths needed' if the world lived like Hong Kong, WWF warns

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:33am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com WWF study reveals that the city's 'ecological deficit' is now the worst in Asia and the third biggest in the world as consumption increases ... surpassed that of Singapore to become the worst in Asia, a WWF study has found. Excessive waste and rising consumption have fuelled the increase, which emerged in an annual study ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1620829/three-earths-needed-if-world-lived-hong-kong
  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Orange pollution alert raised as Beijing smog reaches 'hazardous' levels

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 02:50pm by Li Jing and Nectar Gan

    ... in two weeks and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit scheduled for early next month. The municipal government convened an emergency meeting on Wednesday night to discuss ways to improve ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1612822/orange-pollution-alert-raised-beijing-smog-reaches-hazardous-levels
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    U.S. seeks a solution to Asian carp invasion

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 03:29am by Angela Meng

    ... but very slowly. In terms of food culture, the US is slowly evolving but still lags behind Asia by a long shot," Hong said. "People's taste buds here are still not very ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1607218/us-seeks-solution-asian-carp-invasion

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