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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 - 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
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    The bear-faced cheek of it: Lego protest hits Ani-Com

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:04am by Ernest Kao

    ... their booth at the Ani-Com and Games Hong Kong in protest at the toymaker's "hypocritical" attitude to conservation. At first glance, Pauline the polar bear may look frighteningly real but inside the 20kg costume are two human volunteers. Pauline has made previous appearances at protests against Arctic drilling in London, New Zealand and Washington. Her arrival at the Convention ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1561201/bear-faced-cheek-it-lego-protest-hits-ani-com
  4. News - China Insider - ENVIRONMENT

    Q&A: Endangered wildlife trading at the Myanmar-China border

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:03pm by Silvio Carrillo and Patrick Boehler

    ... conservation photojournalist Alex Hofford visited the  turbulent and crime-ridden  border area of Shan State Special Region Four, between China and Myanmar, the country formerly known as Burma, ... market and put more effort into enforcing CITES [the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora] in that part of Yunnan province. If China could stop all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1561061/qa-endangered-wildlife-trading-myanmar-china-border
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    'Living fossil' at risk from waste water in country park enclave: scientists

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:10am by Ernest Kao

    ... that the Lingula anatina is found. The lingula is a type of brachiopod, a shelled marine creature. Because it has evolved little in the last 500 million years, it is sometimes known as a "living ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Residents say stream abundant in wildlife is threatened by village development nearby in latest row over country park enclaves 'Living fossil' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1523996/living-fossil-risk-waste-water-country-park-enclave-scientists
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Dolphins offered a 'phoney' deal over Hong Kong airport's third runway

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:43am by Ernest Kao

    ... of the airport's planned third runway- due for release today- are unlikely to compensate for the loss of dolphin habitat, a conservation group says. In particular, the Dolphin Conservation Society describes as "phoney" a proposal for a new marine park area to be established after the runway's completion in 2023. The society said yesterday that the planned reclamation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1536420/dolphins-offered-phoney-deal-over-hong-kong-airports-third-runway
  7. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    US joins island nations in creating vast Pacific Ocean sanctuary

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 09:54pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US joins island nations in forming vast protected area for marine life Pacific sanctuary largest in world The United States joined forces with other nations to declare a vast swathe of the Pacific Ocean a marine sanctuary and take "historic" steps to combat illegal fishing. Taking the helm in a stepped up fight to save ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1535698/us-joins-island-nations-creating-vast-pacific-ocean-sanctuary
  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Increasing food imports will ease water and energy shortages, environment official says

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:46am by Reuters

    ... ships to buy grain from overseas?" he said. Mu's comments reflect a wider debate among policymakers about the best use of the nation's increasingly scarce water resources ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1561412/increasing-food-imports-will-ease-water-and-energy-shortages-environment
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Protection urged for home of rare fish

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 03:38am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... of rare fish The possible home of the endangered and highly priced Hong Kong grouper in Sai Kung should be turned into a marine park to better conserve the species of fish, green groups say. The call came after the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department took the area in Port Shelter off the priority list for designation as a marine park, saying further discussions were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1493750/protection-urged-home-rare-fish
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Victoria Harbour 'clean enough' without HK$30b sewage treatment upgrade

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:58am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... such as phosphates from effluent. Removing the nutrients, which cause red tides, would increase oxygen levels in the water, which would therefore sustain more marine organisms. But the cost of the upgrade, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557126/victoria-harbour-clean-enough-without-hk30b-sewage-treatment-upgrade

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