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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

    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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Ernest Hemingway's grandsons join fight to save marlin in Straits of Florida

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 09:44pm by Reuters

    ... and Patrick Hemingway arrived on Monday in Cojimar, on the eastern outskirts of Havana, to begin a weeklong visit to try to enlist Cuban marine scientists to join an effort to conserve billfish ... Reuters in Cojimar, Cuba Visit aimed at enlisting Cuban scientists to help with conservation in Straits of Florida Hemingway's grandsons join fight to save marlin Ernest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1588825/ernest-hemingways-grandsons-join-fight-save-marlin-straits-florida
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Soft coral found living in Victoria Harbour points to cleaner water

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:56am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... to the disputed islands two years ago. Under close surveillance from marine officers, the activists sailed out of the Shau Kei Wan typhoon shelter towards the anchorage area off Kowloon Bay, where ... be over three years old and I would not be surprised if there is a large colony under the water," he said after studying a picture. Samantha Lee Mei-wah, a marine conservationist with WWF ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575619/diaoyu-boat-sticks-fishing-unexpected-result
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Pollute thy neighbour: no rules in Pearl River Delta

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:12am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... of the Cross-border Environment Concern Association. For example, Wei said, the Shenzhen authorities did not include neighbouring Tung Ping Chau Marine Park on the Hong Kong side in an environmental impact ... reserve. The numerous construction projects leave the endangered dolphins with no place of refuge in their natural habitat, said Dr Samuel Hung Ka-yiu, chairman of the Dolphin Conservation Society. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588889/pollute-thy-neighbour-no-rules-pearl-river-delta
  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Factory shut down for dumping toxic waste in China's fourth-largest desert

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 02:30pm by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... groundwater resources could be contaminated by industrial waste. READ: Factories investigated for 'emptying waste water into Inner Mongolia desert' The Tengger Desert, spanning 36,700 square ... Villagers living near the factory told Xinhua that the factory had been discharging waste but had gone virtually unpunished. At the time of the complaints, the city’s environmental protection bureau ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1588600/massive-factory-shut-down-dumping-toxic-waste-chinas-fourth-largest

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