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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese demand for furniture 'decimates' rosewood stocks in Mekong region, activists say

    Posted May 13th 2014, 10:40pm by AFP

    ... Chinese demand for luxury furniture is spurring illegal logging across Southeast Asia, stripping the region of precious Siamese rosewood and driving cross-border corruption and violence, ... a criminal trail that spans several nations as loggers and agents exploit loopholes in local and international conservation laws. In Thailand's forested eastern border area with Cambodia, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1511507/chinese-demand-furniture-decimates-rosewood-stocks-mekong-region-activists
  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ENVIRONMENT

    Environmentalist calls for help building online database of Hong Kong's wildlife

    Posted May 27th 2014, 09:50am by AUDREY SZE

    ... "We were crossing international borders via the river, and people started firing at us. And at that moment, I thought to myself, 'What have I done. We've been captured by rebels.'" Luckily, the gunmen turned out to be border guards and the women were transported to safety, although they had to leave their research and evacuate the country. Chor, 24, returned to Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1519668/laurel-chor-building-online-database-hong-kongs-native
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Mainland sewage fuelling Hong Kong's 'red tides'

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 04:01am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Kung.  "The economic boom across the border leads to more sewage discharge into the sea and rivers, and in the right seasons [the nutrients] come down to us. So this is no longer a local ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1484686/mainland-sewage-fuelling-hong-kongs-red-tides-scientist
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Shenzhen lawmakers back fight against expansion of Tuen Mun landfill

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 12:08am by He Huifeng

    ... affect ties across border Nearly half of Shenzhen's lawmakers have signed a petition against Hong Kong's proposed Tuen Mun landfill expansion- an unprecedented protest that could strain cross-border ties. Shenzhen Municipal People's Congress deputy Yang Qin, a leading opponent of the landfill expansion, said yesterday that almost 200 of the city's 404 lawmakers had backed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1404962/shenzhen-lawmakers-back-fight-against-expansion-tuen-mun-landfill

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