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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Pearl River Delta governments axe cross-border air quality index

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 03:51am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... colours to grade air quality across the region- a system in use since 2005 to monitor changes in air quality after a 2002 cross-border pact to reduce emissions. After the termination ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1584636/pearl-river-delta-governments-axe-cross-border-air-quality-index
  2. 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

    ... Silvio Carrillo and Patrick Boehler Alex Hofford reports on the elephant skin, giant flying squirrels and Tibetan antilope horns sold in the lawless border areas Hong Kong-based conservation photojournalist Alex Hofford visited the  turbulent and crime-ridden  border area of Shan State Special Region Four, between China and Myanmar, the country formerly known as Burma, ...

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

    Chinese hairy crab found in Scotland’s River Clyde raises environmental concerns

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 12:01pm by DANNY LEE

    ... by the UK government has already confirmed the crabs have populated rivers in England as far north as the Tyne, but the sighting in the River Clyde confirms its presence over the Scottish border ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1600763/chinese-hairy-crabs-invading-scotlands-river-clyde-raise-environmental
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Pollute thy neighbour: no rules in Pearl River Delta

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:12am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... has been subject to debate recently as its planning application is discussed. Unlike the city governments in the area, pollution knows no borders, said Johnny Wei Hanyang, founder of the Cross-border Environment Concern Association. For example, Wei said, the Shenzhen authorities did not include neighbouring Tung Ping Chau Marine Park on the Hong Kong side in an environmental impact ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588889/pollute-thy-neighbour-no-rules-pearl-river-delta
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Runway plan set to get OK from green advisers

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 03:41am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... will cover a period before and during construction and include efforts to protect the endangered Chinese white dolphin that may extend across the border, the advisers say. One, Dr Hung Wing-tat, said ... will provide up to HK$300 million to finance conservation and research on marine ecology and fisheries resources, possibly extending across the border although details of this were not given. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1584096/runway-plan-set-get-ok-green-advisers
  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Shenzhen's reach for stars puts Deep Bay wetland birds at risk

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:24am by He Huifeng

    ... Society and the Cross-border Environment Concern Association- said they knew little of the development plan, but were very concerned that a commercial project so close to Deep Bay would threaten ... in the world, but because of cross-border jurisdictions, it has been treated in two separate ways … Hong Kong authorities cannot plan or manage wetlands on the Shenzhen side, and vice versa. We have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1575113/shenzhens-reach-stars-puts-deep-bay-wetland-birds-risk
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    WWF in plea over border zone habitat

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by Candy Chan

    ... Candy Chan Candy.chan@scmp.com Hoo Hok Wai is a conservation area but activists fear that it could be wrecked by development WWF in plea over border zone habitat Conservation group WWF has raised concerns over the preservation of natural habitat on land that was previously part of the restricted border zone between Hong Kong and the mainland. An entry restriction was lifted and 710 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1312505/wwf-plea-over-border-zone-habitat
  8. 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
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Victoria Harbour 'clean enough' without HK$30b sewage treatment upgrade

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:58am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... pollution. He questioned whether the upgrade would have the intended effect, as improvements might be offset by cross-border pollution.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557126/victoria-harbour-clean-enough-without-hk30b-sewage-treatment-upgrade
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Green group questions air quality projections for proposed third runway

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 03:55am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... It said various factors had been considered, including the proposed emission reduction measures to be adopted by the airport, and cross-border emission reduction targets for 2020 set out in 2012.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1551406/green-group-questions-air-quality-projections-proposed-third-runway

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