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  1. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    California drought spells the end of the American dream household lawn

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 03:48am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Los Angeles Household lawns may be history as incentives offered to switch to water-conserving gardens California drought spells end of an American dream Lush lawns, a symbol of the American way of life, are under attack in California, where "cash for grass" programmes sprout during a severe drought. With the state struggling to conserve ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1565606/california-drought-spells-end-american-dream-household-lawn
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Water quality standards at bridge defended

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... pre-set limits during the construction of the section from the western sea border to Scenic Hill in northern Lantau, from October 2012 to March last year. A confirmed breach of water-quality ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570814/water-quality-standards-bridge-defended
  3. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese quest for rare fish bladder may doom small porpoise

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 06:53am by AP

    ... to an environmental report released on Friday. Gillnet fishing in the upper Sea of Cortez- also called the Gulf of California- has pushed the vaquita to the brink of extinction, according to the International ... The vaquita porpoise lives in just one place: the upper waters of the sea between the Baja California peninsula and mainland Mexico. They were discovered only in 1958, according to WWF, and now ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1565155/chinese-quest-rare-fish-bladder-may-doom-small-porpoise
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong's monkey population increasingly harassing hikers and residents for food

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 05:49am by Jessie Lau

    ... Shan, popularly known as "Monkey Hill". "They are annoying … one pushed my bag when they saw bread peeking out," said the hiker The problem persists despite more than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1565199/large-number-monkeys-hong-kong-harass-hikers-and-residents
  5. News - China Insider - ENVIRONMENT

    Q&A: Endangered wildlife trading at the Myanmar-China border

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:03pm by Silvio Carrillo and Patrick Boehler

    ... get anything for you if you ask them, as all they have to do is go over the hill to Burma and back again to get one for you. Pangolin scales are popular. Were buyers, sellers aware they were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1561061/qa-endangered-wildlife-trading-myanmar-china-border
  6. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Beef most costly protein based on environmental harm, US study finds

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 09:57pm by AFP

    ... said Dickie, who works for the consulting firm California Environmental Associates. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557275/beef-most-costly-protein-based-environmental-harm-us-study-finds
  7. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Alarm over threat from huge new 22,000 resort in Baja California

    Posted May 11th 2014, 06:27am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Mexico City Gulf of California residents, environmentalists say waste and run-off from development could harm reef, and ecotourism that depends on it Fears for Baja coral over huge Chinese resort Environmentalists say the only living hard coral reef in the Gulf of California is once again under threat, just two years after activists persuaded the Mexican ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1509209/alarm-over-threat-huge-new-22000-resort-baja-california
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Reforestation plan for Hong Kong's highest peak Tai Mo Shan

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 03:16am by Ernest Kao

    ... species to make way for tea plantations. Hill fires in more recent times have further reduced much of the former mountain forest to barren, sparsely grassed rock. But now a conservation group has ... generation of trees will need 50 to 100 years to reach full maturity. Oaks could take 500 years. Growth will be at the mercy of soil conditions, harsh weather and threats from hill fires, heavy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1544373/reforestation-plan-hong-kongs-highest-peak-tai-mo-shan
  9. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Great white shark population growing, new US analysis of data finds

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 09:43pm by Reuters

    ... "did a double take" when the Stanford researchers calculated the population of adult and near-adult great whites along the central California coast at only 219. The Burgess study claims ... America. Burgess' group of 10 international shark scientists set out to test the Stanford data and methods. The group pegged the entire population of white sharks along the whole California ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1534905/great-white-shark-population-growing-new-us-analysis-data-finds
  10. Lifestyle - Books - ENVIRONMENT

    Book review: Trees in Paradise, by Jared Farmer

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 03:44pm by NYT

    ... Carolyn Kellogg Trees in Paradise: A California History by Jared Farmer W.W. Norton 4 stars Carolyn Kellogg This is one of the million tree-related facts crammed into Jared Farmer's new history, Trees in Paradise, which connects the stories of four trees- redwood, eucalyptus, orange and palm- to California's culture. As tree-lovers know, there are actually two kinds ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1412457/book-review-trees-paradise-jared-farmer

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