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  1. Comment - Letters

    Decision to exclude Hoi Ha from country park ignores ecological data

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:33am by LETTERS

    ... not to incorporate enclaves into the country parks system was contrary to the government's enclave policy, the relevant working paper from the Country and Marine Parks Board and the Convention ... Decision over Hoi Ha rural enclave ignores ecological data I refer to the letter by Joseph Sham, of the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (" Government has the power ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1546027/decision-exclude-hoi-ha-country-park-ignores-ecological-data
  2. News - China - EXPLORATION

    Icebreaker Xue Long's rescue mission highlights China's polar ambitions

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 04:40am by AFP

    ... a century, away. "At the moment, the only Antarctic resources that are really up to exploration are the marine living resources in the Southern Ocean," said Donald Rothwell, a professor ... supported "the peaceful use of resources in the Antarctic for the benefit of sustainable development for humankind". On the other side of the globe, China has made five expeditions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1400997/icebreaker-xue-longs-rescue-mission-highlights-chinas-polar-ambitions
  3. News - World - ANTARCTICA

    Surge in tourism endangers Antarctic environment, study warns

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 09:57pm by AFP

    ... Antarctic Division. "Many people think that Antarctica is well protected from threats to its biodiversity because it's isolated and no one lives there," said researcher Justine Shaw ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Antarctic scientists warned yesterday that a surge in tourists visiting the frozen continent was threatening its fragile environment and called for better ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1535697/surge-tourism-endangers-antarctic-environment-study-warns
  4. Comment - Letters

    Government has the power to ensure enclaves are protected

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 04:56am by LETTERS

    ..., and is formulating a biodiversity strategy and action plan, based on the convention's principles, and taking into account local needs and priorities. Joseph Sham, assistant director (country and marine ... of the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department on the protection of country park enclaves. When public concern over the Sai Wan incident was triggered in 2010, there were 77 country park enclaves, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1539165/government-has-power-ensure-enclaves-are-protected
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Country parks authority must do its duty to block destructive development

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 05:27pm by Paul Zimmerman

    ... that conservation objectives cannot be fully achieved under the Town Planning Ordinance because of the lack of powers to curb eco-vandalism, the absence of resources to improve the habitat and amenities ... Paul Zimmerman Paul Zimmerman calls on the country parks authority to live up to its statutory duty of protecting Hong Kong's green treasure from chaotic village house development ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1529303/country-parks-authority-must-do-its-duty-block-destructive-development
  6. News - Asia - CONSERVATION

    Japanese whalers hint at plans to resume hunts after UN court ban

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 10:27pm by Reuters

    ... as a marine resource that, after the second world war, was an important protein source for an impoverished nation. Japan also conducts separate hunts in the northern Pacific, while its fishermen ... Reuters in Tokyo Court papers issued in the US against Sea Shepherd hint at plans for a modified season Japanese whalers expect to resume Antarctic hunts The group that conducts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1483266/japanese-whalers-hint-plans-resume-hunts-after-un-court-ban
  7. News - World - NATURE

    Hawaii’s harvesting of aquarium fish targeted by conservation group

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 09:54pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Honolulu Pacific island's supply of tropical fish for tanks around globe targeted by conservation group, which claims trade is damaging coral reefs Aquarium fish ... reefs. Mike Long, of the US-based Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, which is spearheading the campaign, said: "In this day and age, where the ocean faces a crisis... there's absolutely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1541900/hawaiis-harvesting-aquarium-fish-targeted-conservation-group
  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US gun lobby targets ex-New York mayor Bloomberg at NRA convention

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 07:03am by AFP

    ... targets, with his name denigrated on conservative talk radio and on large posters at the convention. NRA head Wayne LaPierre unveiled an anti-Bloomberg video slamming the politician as an elitist ... lobby, was the target on Friday of an angry NRA, which hailed firearm freedoms at its annual convention. "Mr Bloomberg, you're an arrogant hypocrite," Chris Cox, who heads ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1497881/us-gun-lobby-targets-ex-new-york-mayor-bloomberg-nra-convention
  9. Comment - Blogs

    Home is where the glowing heart is: Why you feel more Canadian when you live in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 06:25am by Ian Young

    ... Ian Young For thousands of young returnees, Canadian identity and jobs are easier to find in the SAR Is it possible to feel perfectly Canadian while living and working in Hong Kong? ... to Canada, who reversed the journeys undertaken by their parents and now live in the SAR. Contrary to expectations, the study by academics from the University of British Columbia and the Chinese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1540044/home-where-glowing-heart-why-you-feel-more-canadian-when-you-live-hk
  10. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1537729/microscopic-diatoms-taste-marine-refuse-could-help-clean-sea

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