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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Global award for city's 'tree daddy'

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:50am by Olga Wong

    ... the government to follow Germany and Canada, where residents and companies are offered subsidies to plant on the roof. "It not only lowers the flat temperature, it also slows down the discharge ...

  2. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Ex-Obama official Marcia McNutt backs Keystone oil pipeline

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 10:23pm by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post Former head of US Geological Survey supports Keystone XL project to transport crude from Canada's highly polluting oil sands through US Ex-Obama official endorses pipeline The former head of the US Geological Survey (USGS), now editor-in-chief of Science magazine, has endorsed building a pipeline to transport crude oil from Canada's oil sands ...

  3. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Obama's delay of Keystone pipeline decision angers proponents and critics

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:39am by AP

    ... this year's elections may be hoping the Obama administration's latest delay to the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada takes a politically fraught issue off the table. An indefinite ... Bill McKibben, of the group 350 Action, said sarcastically. Keystone XL would link up with existing pipelines to carry oil from western Canada's tar sands to refineries on the US Gulf ...

  4. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Actress Daryl Hannah arrested in Keystone pipeline protest

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 01:43pm by Reuters in San Antonio

    ... environmental activist, was arrested last year outside the White House in another protest against the pipeline. The Keystone XL pipeline, a project of TransCanada Corp, would ship more than half a million barrels a day of oil sands-derived crude to the Texas Gulf Coast from Canada. On Thursday, Hannah stood in front of an excavator being used to clear trees and brush in order to build ...

  5. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Climate change puts polar bear and humans on collision course

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 08:21pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Churchill, Canada Loss of sea ice due to climate change forces animals into risky and unusual behaviours Hunger puts polar bears in conflict with people It was just a few days after a polar bear had mauled two people in the centre of town that the patrol officer pulled up by the school and scanned the rocky shoreline of Hudson Bay looking for a telltale white ...

  6. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Salmon return to heart of Vancouver after 50-year absence

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 02:44pm by Ian Young

    ... Ian Young in Vancouver, Canada ian.young@scmp.com Environmental improvements including cleaner water and a fish ladder prompt salmon to spawn Salmon return to heart ofVancouver after 50 ... infrastructure improvements had facilitated the return of the spawning salmon, notably the creation of a fish ladder at a nearby dam and the construction of concrete culverts under the Trans-Canada ...

  7. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Polar bear starved to death because of climate change

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... in another area, but appears to have been unsuccessful." Research in May showed that loss of sea ice was harming the health, breeding and population of polar bears in Hudson Bay, Canada ...

  8. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Exxon Mobil pipeline leaks 'thousands of barrels' of Canadian oil in Arkansas

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 02:44pm by Reuters in New York

    ... to stoke debate over transporting Canada’s oil to the United States. Exxon shut the Pegasus pipeline, which can carry more than 90,000 barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil from Pakota, Illinois, ... as the US State Department is considering the fate of the 800,000 bpd Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry crude from Canada’s oil sands to the Gulf Coast. Environmentalists, concerned about ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Google map shows 29 years of change

    Posted May 11th 2013, 12:00am by Christy Choi, LAURA ZHOU

    ... of Dubai, once a desert and now one of the Middle East's modern cities, the growth of Shanghai, the effect of harvesting from oil sands in Canada, and the razing of the Amazon to make way ...

  10. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Sharks invade Florida coast in annual migration

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... and the Carolinas. She likened them to Florida's famous human "snowbirds", visitors from the colder northern states and Canada who spend the winter enjoying the more tropical climes ...




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