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  1. Ocean Park's exhibits send important conservation message

    Posted Feb 07th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and education programmes in Aqua City amounted to nearly HK$10 million. Many retail products at Aqua City have education and conservation messages. We also donate a percentage of proceeds from panda-related products to the Ocean Park Conservation Foundation, Hong Kong, to support panda habitat rebuilding efforts. Studies show that seeing and interacting with live animals creates an emotional ...

  2. Call for TVs to carry energy labels

    Posted Jan 31st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Green group pushes for flat-screen televisions to show power use by law Flat-screen televisions should carry mandatory energy-efficiency labels, a green group says, as concern grows about how much power the sets use. The call comes as the E ...

  3. Council puts radical green proposals on backburner

    Posted Nov 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Advisers on sustainable development are unlikely to present the outgoing government with radical ideas on cutting energy consumption. This was signalled yesterday, just a week before the end of a public consultation on the iss ...

  4. Government is making strong headway on better air quality

    Posted Jul 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to your editorial ('Government has duty to act on air quality', June 30). The government is determined to take effective action to improve air quality and has been doing so. On the local front we have been tightening the cap on the emiss ...

  5. New regulations urged to force city to cut back on its use of energy

    Posted Apr 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Olga Wong New regulations are needed to force Hongkongers to cut energy consumption if they don't want to rely on nuclear power, Council for Sustainable Development chairman Bernard Chan warns. The former Executive Council member made the comment as ...

  6. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Climate change puts polar bear and humans on collision course

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

    ... lump. "There could be a bear, or several bears, right there hiding in the willows and you wouldn't even know it," said Bob Windsor, of Manitoba Conservation. There had been three ...

  7. New carbon audit guidelines to help monitor building emissions

    Posted Jul 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Scarlett Chiang Guidelines for auditing the carbon emissions of buildings will be announced by the Environment Bureau tomorrow, to encourage companies to test the level of greenhouse gases their buildings are producing. The guidelines are set out in a cha ...

  8. News - World

    Climate change threat looms for many species

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... omitted from conservation planning, according to an international study. The Amazon rainforest was among the places where ever more of birds and amphibians would be threatened as temperatures ... of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) who led the study. Experts had expected far more overlap between species threatened now and those vulnerable to global warming. Conservation ...

  9. Shipping's new rules 'to clear the air'

    Posted Jul 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com The shipping sector could become cleaner than the aviation industry following the approval by the UN shipping agency of a new energy efficiency design index and other measures aimed at improving ships' environmental ...

  10. Campaign backfires

    Posted Nov 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government used 10 per cent more power after launching its energy efficiency drive, the Audit Commission said. What more should officials do to cut down on their use of electricity? Write to us. ...




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