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  1. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    South Africa mulls legal trade in rhino horns in bid to defeat poaching

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 10:44pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Johannesburg South Africa considers legalising the sale of its stockpile of horns in a bid to flood the market and put the criminal syndicates out of business ... supposed medicinal properties. On the ground in South Africa, the impact is devastating, none more so than on the rangers and owners who find the rhinos' bloodied bodies with their horns ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1639066/south-africa-mulls-legal-trade-rhino-horns-bid-defeat-poaching
  2. 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 ... such as drought-tolerant plants, rocks and pebbles. Under the "Cash in Your Lawn" incentive, property owners can get up to US$6,000 for making the conversion. "People forget we live in the desert. ...

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

    China poorly prepared to handle impact of climate change, report says

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 05:15am by Reuters

    ... already faces challenges from weather extremes, with 2,000 people dying on average each year since the 1990s in natural disasters that are set to get worse, the top economic planning agency said. ... in a report. "Climate change is already a serious threat to food, water, ecological and energy security, and to people's lives and property," it added. "The mission to deal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1377089/china-poorly-prepared-handle-impact-climate-change-report-says
  4. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Peru considers shark fishing curbs to stop dolphins' slaughter for bait

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 07:32am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Lima Dolphin slaughter may see shark fishing curbs Peru said it might restrict shark fishing to curb the illegal slaughter of up to 15,000 dolphins per year- used ... going to the root of the problem and controlling the commercialisation of shark fins, which is considered a delicacy with aphrodisiac properties. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1335395/peru-considers-shark-fishing-curbs-stop-dolphins-slaughter-bait
  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Tycoons join activists in call to scrap limit on lawsuits against polluters

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... a proposed change to the Environmental Protection Law that would allow only a government-backed agency to sue polluters in the public interest. The 24-year-old law is undergoing its first revision ... polluters on behalf of the public, has been strongly opposed by grass-roots environmentalists and legal experts. Now about 100 entrepreneurs, including property developers Ren Zhiqiang and Wang Shi, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1296565/tycoons-join-activists-call-scrap-limit-lawsuits-against-polluters
  6. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - ENVIRONMENT

    Indoor vertical gardens a growing attraction for Hongkongers

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... Christopher DeWolf property.post@scmp.com Bringing plants indoors can introduce benefits including better air quality … and the trend for 'living walls', even in small flats, ... houseplants can do a lot to clear the air. In 1989, research by the US space agency Nasa on the International Space Station found that common indoor plants eliminate toxins such as benzene ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/interiors-living/article/1210878/indoor-vertical-gardens-growing-attraction-hongkongers

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