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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - CONSERVATION

    Most marine parks don't protect aquatic life, say Australian researchers

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 03:51am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian Experts say many protected zones differ little from nearby openly fished areas Marine parks fail to live up to expectations Most of the world's protected marine areas ... for longer than 10 years, larger than 100 square kilometres and isolated by deep water or sand. Only marine parks with four or all five of these criteria were effectively boosting conservation ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - POLLUTION

    Microscopic diatoms with taste for marine refuse could help clean up sea

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 03:19am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Micro critters have tastefor marine garbage Microscopic creatures could be helping reduce marine garbage on the ocean surface, not only by "eating" plastics ... to document the biological communities living on the tiny particles of debris known as microplastics, and recorded many new types of microbe and invertebrate. "Plastic biodegradation seems ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Former DJ writes book about his experiences living with mentally ill brother

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 10:41am by Elaine Yau

    ... still in the living room and my parents were crying hysterically." Yiu-tung was driven to make a fatal jump by delusions that filled his mind with negative thoughts. He was constantly ... by psychiatrists to give a talk. I learned more about the condition after my brother's death. Before I just knew about it as somebody living with a patient suffering from the condition," he says. ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, July 20, 2014

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:54am by AGENCIES

    ... of whether organic foods are more nutritious than their conventionally grown counterparts remains a topic of heated scientific debate. The British Journal of Nutrition has published research that disputed the notion that organic foods are essentially no more healthy than conventional foods. After reviewing 343 studies on the topic, researchers in Europe and the US concluded that organic ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Plunging comic sales in Hong Kong force artists to find a new perspective

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 10:55am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... their work at the Angoulême International Comics Festival, arguably the world's most prestigious comics convention. At home, it has meant a shift in focus from selling books to something more ... Blue was My Valley as an example of comics' revived relevance. "It became a classic because it touched on issues of collective memory, urban redevelopment and renewal, conservation ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Cosplay queen just wants to have fun

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by Mathew Scott

    ... them advice." Cosplayers have had a bit of a tough time in recent years with the more conservative of Hong Kong's thought police questioning the effect that living out such fantasies ... obsessives dusting off their costumes before the annual Ani-Com & Games fair kicks off at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, which this year runs from July 25 to July 29. You ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Turning junk into gold: Business booms for Hong Kong vintage goods collectors

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:44am by Elaine Yau

    ... of interest that, in 2005, with his two-storey house on Lamma Island overflowing, he decided to turn his interest into a full-time job and opened a shop- Simple Living- in Wan Chai. With a wave ... a penchant for things related to the colonial administration," he says. "I come from a family of civil servants. I used to live in government staff quarters, so things like standard-issue ...

  8. Lifestyle

    Call for incentives to help farmers stay on the land and boost Hong Kong's self-suffiency

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 10:42pm by Elaine Yau

    ... a decent living now. But we don’t want to give up WONG GHAI-TAI, FARMER "Landowners don't want to rent long-term as they are afraid that farmers will refuse to leave when they want ... hectares in Kwu Tung still owned by government, policy makers have to do more to achieve its touted aim, says Edward Yiu Chung-yim, an associate professor of geography and resource management ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - WAR

    Book review: No Good Men Among the Living, by Anand Gopal

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by MCT

    ... Laura King No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban and the War Through Afghan Eyes by Anand Gopal Metropolitan 4 stars Laura King Anand Gopal wisely chooses to tell the war's story from the personal perspective of three characters: a Taliban commander, a US-allied Afghan official, and an Afghan housewife who claws her way out of a suffocating village existence ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    The area around Wan Chai's Sun, Moon and Star streets offers a haven from the city

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 10:53pm by Christopher Dewolf

    ... and restaurants to make their office-bound lives more tolerable. Even as the high-rises encroach, the neighbourhood's dead-end streets, narrow alleyways and leafy squares retain their quietude, ... with vintage home accessories and other curios. Opened earlier this year by pastry chef Anne Cheung, it lives up to its name with playful presentations and a daily macaron menu that reads like lunch ...




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