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  1. In Brief

    Posted Dec 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mainlanders drown in Sai Kung Two mainland women drowned in Sai Kung's waters as they were being smuggled into Hong Kong early yesterday. Marine police found the bodies of the women. ... and party colleagues called for radical changes to re-establish the party's image and reorganise resources for district work. Graft cases increase 15pc Reports about graft in the private sector ...

  2. Conservation

    Posted Apr 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Viewpoint 'Most seafood in the 'think twice' and 'avoid' categories came from Asian fisheries'- WWF marine conservation officer Clarus Chu Ping-shing (who devised the Seafood Guide) 'Consumers have the power to make a big difference in protecting globally depleted marine resources through their purchasing decisions. Most people who have eaten ...

  3. Cargo ships face financial torpedo in pollution war

    Posted Sep 21st 2007, 12:00am by Sabine Borgia

    ... to minimise pollution and recycle waste, integrate environmental considerations into infrastructure development, and conserve energy resources. In 2006 YICT saved 400,000 sheets of paper and 3 million ... environment. Here in Hong Kong, ports follow environmental protection measures stipulated by the IMO and the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL), covering ...

  4. Antarctica seen as vital source of future resources

    Posted Oct 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as oil and minerals buried beneath the virgin continent. China sees the rich Antarctic as a vital future resource and has stepped up efforts to strengthen its foothold on the continent. Its ... to the Antarctic carrying two flags: scientific research and environmental protection. But from the very beginning, the politics of territorial expansion and resource exploitation have been factors.' ...

  5. Government should develop conservation areas in HK

    Posted Sep 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The recent controversies surrounding heritage conservation highlight one of the major flaws in the Antiquities and Monuments Ordinance- the fact that only individual 'monuments' ... numbers of Hong Kong people view certain 'everyday' or 'common' buildings and streetscapes as heritage resources worthy of protection. Those who feel this way are in line ...

  6. Seafood guide puts conservation on menu

    Posted Mar 27th 2007, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... shrimp caught in the South China Sea are marked 'avoid', along with farmed Hong Kong garoupa and shrimp from the mainland. Several species of fish often found live in restaurant tanks- ... fishery. For example, rock lobster from Western Australia and Pacific salmon from Alaska are both 'recommended' because they have been approved by the Marine Stewardship Council, ...

  7. Proposal stresses regional co-operation to conserve forests

    Posted Oct 31st 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Beijing and members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) issued a joint proposal yesterday on conserving forest resources, a move which they say could help ... of the mainland's expanding timber imports and their adverse effects on the world's forest resources. Although Beijing has repeatedly asserted that it has gradually decreased imports over the past few ...

  8. Conservation fears mark end of miners' jobs on remote outpost

    Posted May 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... and there are a lot more people living to our north,' he said from his office overlooking Flying Fish Cove and the hulking, dusty phosphate-loading docks. 'We have a natural wonderland in marine ... be a niche tourism market, bringing in people from all over the world to see the crabs, the birds and our amazing marine life, like whale sharks. From a tourism point of view, cutting down rainforest ...

  9. Japan's whaling chief tackles mission impossible

    Posted Jun 02nd 2007, 12:00am by David McNeill

    ... of the marine world. 'It is not true that we want free, uncontrolled whaling,' Japan's alternate IWC commissioner said in flawless English at this year's conference in Anchorage, Alaska. 'We would like to have managed, controlled whaling, with quotas and enforcement.' The task of selling the controversial whaling programme, which sends a fleet to the Antarctic ...

  10. Eat less meat to save Earth

    Posted Apr 27th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... footprints,' said Idy Wong Lai-yin, head of sustainable living and agriculture department of Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden. 'Meat production depletes water and land resources, putting severe ... rearing also produces greenhouse gases which worsen global warming.' Ms Wong stressed the important role each of us plays in conserving the environment. 'Our daily habits affect ...




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