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  1. 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.' ...

  2. Turn Central Market into a merchant marine museum to celebrate heritage

    Posted Aug 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to how to use the vacant space located in the middle of the city's business and financial district. The answer is simple. A museum of merchant marine should be established, which would be the first of its kind in this part of the world. Ever since the early 1840s, Hong Kong has been a city of merchant marine, and this has played an important role in ensuring the city's growth ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Apr 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... household waste. Trans-boundary movement and disposal of waste collected from households in the international arena is subject to the Basel Convention, which requires the prior consent of the importing jurisdiction before the trans-boundary movement of waste can take effect. China is a signatory to the Basel Convention, which is also applied to Hong Kong. Both the mainland and Hong Kong ...

  4. In from the cold

    Posted Apr 14th 2006, 12:00am

    ... Environmentalist Ciara Shannon survived wild storms, freezing winds and high drama as her ship ran aground in the Antarctic, but she can't wait to do it all again, writes Alex ... between South America and Antarctica, considered by some mariners to be the roughest stretch of water in the world. 'Lots of people got sea sick, so we kept an eye on each other,' says ...

  5. Artist's magical mystery tour

    Posted Feb 25th 2011, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... and Ocean Park to educate secondary students about marine conservation. He also made a sculpture- comprising six transparent acrylic cubes of varying sizes with images of marine life painted ... By working with others, I can tell as many stories as possible. For example, I wasn't particularly alert to the issue of marine conservation before taking part in the Home Fish Home event. ...

  6. Trial and error

    Posted Oct 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Vanessa Ko Critics and the public have been hard on 1881 Heritage, the shopping complex and boutique hotel built out of the former Marine Police Headquarters in Tsim Sha Tsui. But it is also seen as a natural, albeit flawed, step forward in Hong Kong's fledgling conservation movement. Architects are dismayed at how the building looks. The modern ideal of adaptive reuse ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Jan 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... declined. Carolyn Leung, corporate communication manager, public affairs, Cathay Pacific Airways Important role in conservation Once heritage resources have been identified, assessed and given legal ... to Article 2 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, respect for the views of children is needed and consideration should be given to their best interests in all matters affecting them. Some ...

  8. Population boom putting pressure on land resources

    Posted Aug 29th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... in the next two decades. A surge in residents, driven by its casino boom, is putting increasing pressure on Macau's infrastructure and land resources, analysts say. The city has 551,900 ... and land resources,' said Professor Zeng, of the Macau Polytechnic Institute. 'Many locals are already unhappy with the city becoming ever more crowded.' The population of 551,900 ...

  9. Cool adventure for solar scientists

    Posted Mar 05th 2011, 12:00am by Vanessa Ko

    ... Vanessa Ko The freezing Antarctic will be a far cry from the warmth of their Asian bases for five CLP workers as they throw themselves into a polar adventure this weekend. ... the South Pole to the Antarctic in kite-pulled sleds. Swan was the first person to walk to both the North and South Poles. The five team members, chosen from 30 volunteers in CLP's Project COOL ...

  10. Property reform short-lived in the face of vested interests

    Posted Aug 28th 2010, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... fleet had been sunk by a nation that had long been considered inferior. The public was appalled and the stubborn ruling conservatives were embarrassed. The young Emperor Guangxu decided to act. ... in the military. But because of a lack of real power in the court and insufficient detail about the reforms, the effort gained little headway and met strong resistance from the conservatives. The reform ...




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