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  1. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    US joins island nations in creating vast Pacific Ocean sanctuary

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

    ... The US is planning to expand the Pacific Remote Islands National Monument, which together with action taken by other nations such as the Cook Islands and Kiribati, would mean three million square ...

  2. News - China Insider - ENVIRONMENT

    No smoke without fire – is Cantonese cooking cleanest in China?

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 07:05pm by Keira Lu Huang

    ... Keira Lu Huang A national debate is underway in the Chinese press to find out just how damaging cooking is to the environment after a Beijing government official said that Chinese cooking was the main source of air pollution in the capital. A local Jiangsu paper Modern Express reported that although cooking was not a major source of air pollution, in an enclosed environment, the effect ...

  3. News - China Insider - ENVIRONMENT

    Shamefaced officials deny cooking is main source of Beijing air pollution

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 02:39pm by Keira Lu Huang

    ... sought to distance themselves from a senior bureaucrat’s comment that Chinese-style cooking was the main source of air pollution in the capital after it provoked widespread scorn and ridicule. The Beijing Municipal Bureau of Environmental Protection yesterday denied that cooking was the main source contributing to PM2.5 – atmospheric particulate matter with a diameter of 2.5 micrometres ...

  4. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Rising carbon dioxide in oceans makes fish lose fear of predators, scientists say

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 10:03pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Why fish are losing fear of predators Escalating carbon dioxide emissions will cause fish to lose their fear of predators, potentially damaging the entire marine food chain, joint Australian and US research has found. A study by the Australian Institute of Marine Science (Aims), James Cook University and the Georgia Institute of Technology found the behaviour ...

  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing hopes smog won't cloud Apec summit in capital next year

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... 50 kilometres away, there's no way to escape," read a comment on Sina Weibo. Other internet users objected when Zhao cited traditional cooking habits as one of major sources ... said the government should come up with a lottery system for permission to stir-fry and levy a tax on cooking oil, mocking Beijing's rules that limit car purchases and use. Others ...

  6. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    World's biggest and oldest trees dying at alarming rate, research finds

    Posted Dec 08th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... be equally imperilled." Lindenmayer, along with colleagues from the James Cook University in Australia and Washington University in America, undertook their study after examining Swedish ... and agricultural land clearing. "It is a very, very disturbing trend," said Bill Laurance of James Cook University. "We're talking about the loss of the biggest living organisms ...

  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Hunan villagers refuse to drink tap water deemed 'safe'

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 03:17pm by Ernest Kao

    ... on Monday. Mountain spring water has become the source of choice for many residents in recent years. They believe tap water is too polluted to drink, cook, bathe and even clean with, because a local ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - ENVIRONMENT

    Book review: The Devouring Dragon, by Craig Simons

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... of various environmental tipping points. Whether our species can survive seems doubtful, given the supercharging effect of China's emissions on global warming- we seem set to cook. Certainly, ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ENVIRONMENT

    Dealing with Hong Kong's food waste

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... biogas made from leftovers collected in an estate can be used for cooking at nearby restaurants. But in converting organic waste into biogas, Hong Kong must adapt methods to suit its specific ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Designer Hoyan Ip's handbags made from doggy bags

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... a positive change- in this case, on the way we think about food and our habits of eating," she said. Last year, after spending nine months in her kitchen, drying, cooking and blending leftover ...




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