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  1. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Fishing nations scale back protection of Antarctic waters

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... by 40 per cent to gain the support of member nations on the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources, the international body that sets conservation policy ... The New York Times Ocean reserve planis reduced following opposition from big fishing fleet nations Antarctic protection proposal scaled back A proposal by the United States and New ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1308450/fishing-nations-force-scaling-back-antarctic-waters-protection-proposal
  2. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Half the world's wild animals have been wiped out since 1970

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 10:23pm by GDN

    ... of conservation. "If we get [our response] right, we will have a safe and sustainable way of life." If not, he added, the overuse of resources would ultimately lead to conflicts. He said ... Living Planet report calculates humanity's "ecological footprint"- the scale at which it is using up natural resources. Currently, the global population is cutting down trees ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1604805/half-worlds-wild-animals-have-been-wiped-out-1970
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Rare seahorses found living in river estuaries off Lantau and Sai Kung

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:21am by Ernest Kao

    ... development An 18-month study by green groups has found seahorses and pipefish living in river estuaries off Lantau Island and Sai Kung. Major breeding grounds include Tung Chung Bay and the waters around Tap Mun (Grass Island), including Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park and Fung Wong Wat, according to the Eco-Education & Resources Centre and Green Power study. The findings shed light ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1480929/green-study-reveals-rare-seahorses-risk-government-development
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Two new marine parks pledged for Lantau amid third runway hearings

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:03am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Government accused of making surprise announcement to take pressure off environmental concerns over Airport Authority's third runway plan Marine parks pledged amid runway hearings In the midst of environmental hearings on a proposed third runway, conservation authorities have made a surprise pledge to designate two new marine parks off Lantau ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1583167/government-accused-marine-park-pledge-take-pressure-bid-third-runway
  5. Lifestyle - Technology - ENVIRONMENT

    Miniscule midge survives in frozen Antarctic environment

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 01:14am by AFP

    ... in the Antarctic ice before emerging for 10 days to mate and lay eggs on the continent's equally hostile surface, and then die. Apart from resistance to freezing and intense ultraviolet radiation from ... as the Antarctic midge," said a statement from Washington State University, which took part in a project to sequence the midge's genome. What the team found surprised them- the midge's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1575009/miniscule-midge-survives-frozen-antarctic-environment
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Third runway given the green light by government green advisers

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 04:36am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... despite concerns over its impact on marine ecology. The endorsement by the Advisory Council on the Environment means the focus will shift to the question of how the multibillion-dollar plan ... decide within 30 days whether to issue a work permit to the Airport Authority. Conditions include the creation of a 2,400 hectare marine park; two funds to support improvements to the marine ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1593386/third-runway-given-green-light-government-green-advisers
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Runway plan set to get OK from green advisers

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 03:41am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... will provide up to HK$300 million to finance conservation and research on marine ecology and fisheries resources, possibly extending across the border although details of this were not given. ... The government's environmental advisers are prepared to approve the third runway at Chek Lap Kok after the airport operator offered new and additional plans to protect the marine ecology. The plans ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1584096/runway-plan-set-get-ok-green-advisers
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Sai Kung coral hit by rapid die-off

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:23am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... and snorkellers could be contributing to the problem. Coral bleaching was found at a site popular with divers off Sharp Island, Sai Kung, in June, during a survey by the Eco-Education and Resources Centre ... on the algae being able to conduct photosynthesis," he said. Dr Cheng Luk-ki, the head of science and conservation at Green Power, said there was no evidence of any long-term worsening ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1603450/sai-kung-coral-hit-rapid-die
  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Jack Ma says Scotland hunting trip was to 'study animal conservation'

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 03:03am by Chris Luo

    ... the spread of disease and reduce unnecessary competition for resources," it said. Ma became chairman of The Nature Conservancy's China Programme in May last year.   ... in Britain, saying the trip two years ago was for animal conservation, not recreation. The Nature Conservancy (TNC) also defended Ma, a director on the organisation's board, after Britain's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1571599/conservation-not-recreation-behind-uk-hunting-trip-internet-jack-ma-says
  10. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese hairy crab found in Scotland’s River Clyde raises environmental concerns

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 12:01pm by DANNY LEE

    ... evidence was needed to gauge the impact. Jo Long, senior conservation policy officer at the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa), said: "While the remains of an adult Chinese mitten ... a tense wait to see whether the finding is of a dead crab or a shell shed by a live crab. Dr Paul Clark, a Chinese mitten crab expert at the Natural History Museum, said the crabs had caused ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1600763/chinese-hairy-crabs-invading-scotlands-river-clyde-raise-environmental

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