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  1. Comment - Letters

    Real conservation can enhance the way our city develops

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 04:28am by LETTERS

    ... SCMP Editorial Real conservation can enhance the way our city develops We refer to Shirley Sham's letter ("Housing needs must outweigh sentimentality", April 6), in which she argues that the conservation of heritage buildings is undermining the development of housing in Hong Kong. There is neither evidence, nor precedent, that built-heritage conservation has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1481351/real-conservation-can-enhance-way-our-city-develops
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Ban on Japanese whaling a major victory in conservation battle

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 04:21am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Hope at last for saving whales The 28 years that Japan has ignored an international moratorium on whaling is about one-third of the typical lifespan of the giant mammal. Even when Antarctica's Southern Ocean Sanctuary was established i ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1463374/ban-japanese-whaling-major-victory-conservation-battle
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Culling animals for conservation fails the morality test

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 06:08pm by Hari Kumar

    ... Hari Kumar Hari Kumar says cold-hearted logic isn't enough to justify decisions Culling for conservation fails the test of morality Going to the zoo on a Sunday with your children ... he said. Just days later, another zoo in Copenhagen, which is also under the same wildlife conservation programme, said it may also have to put down a giraffe for a similar reason. The animal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1429658/culling-animals-conservation-fails-morality-test
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Destruction of illegal ivory tusks sets China on road to conservation

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 09:37am by Peter Li

    ... Peter Li Peter Li says China's crushing of confiscated tusks can be the first step towards ending elephant poaching. Its next moves will hold the key Ivory power China surprised the world with the crushing of some six tonnes of confiscated elephant t ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1404660/destruction-illegal-ivory-tusks-sets-china-road-conservation
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Developers of mega projects must not shirk duty to protect our environment

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 03:00pm by Wilson Lau

    ... Wilson Lau Wilson Lau says the government has to find ways to ensure developers of mega projects are held responsible for conserving the environment that they seek to exploit, and profit ... of the responsibility for conserving the environment that they will be profiting from? In the management of wetland areas, for example, the no-net-loss principle is actively applied in Hong Kong. This principle ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1540929/developers-mega-projects-must-not-shirk-duty-protect-our-environment
  6. Comment - Letters

    Harcourt Road water pumping station relocation complies with heritage impact assessment

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 03:40am by LETTERS

    ... Pumping station relocation complies with impact review I refer to the article by Ken Borthwick (" Shaky grounds ", June 17) concerning the heritage issues associated with the project for relocating Harcourt Road water pumping station. Since the announcement of the new heritage conservation policy in the chief executive's policy address in 2007, the government has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1555880/harcourt-road-water-pumping-station-relocation-complies-heritage
  7. Comment - Letters

    Government has the power to ensure enclaves are protected

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 04:56am by LETTERS

    ... of the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department on the protection of country park enclaves. When public concern over the Sai Wan incident was triggered in 2010, there were 77 country park enclaves, ... through statutory town plans to meet conservation and social development needs. I must emphasise that either approach would give protection to these enclaves. For enclaves assessed as suitable ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1539165/government-has-power-ensure-enclaves-are-protected
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Finally, a heritage project to be proud of in PMQ

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 12:57pm by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Peter Kammerer says by going beyond the façade of conservation, heritage officials got it right with PMQ, offering hope for other projects Revived spirit Pull down old buildings and you tear out a community’s heart. That’s what successive Hong Kong governments have been doing for generations, with the result that in urban areas, our city’s spirit is in tatters. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1556960/finally-heritage-project-be-proud-pmq
  9. Comment - Letters

    Opponents of hotel project on Peak have valid objections

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 04:37am by LETTERS

    ... traffic flow. I disagree with Dr Lee, associate professor in architectural conservation at the University of Hong Kong, that those who have protested against the hotel plans are "completely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1555028/opponents-hotel-project-peak-have-valid-objections
  10. Business - Economy - LOGISTICS

    Logistics, crucial to commerce, are ripe for reform

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 10:45am by PATRICK LOW

    ... dealings with departments responsible for transport, customs, health, trade and industry, and agriculture, fisheries and conservation, for example, must be handled separately. This multiplies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1557429/logistics-crucial-commerce-are-ripe-reform

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