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  1. Comment - Letters

    Only way to conserve Lugard Road property is to keep it as residence

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 04:42am by LETTERS

    ... Only way to conserve Peak property is to keep it as residence I agree with the letter by J. Lee Rofkind (" Conversion to hotel will not save mansion ", July 26). She ... the hotel development, and I lived at 27 Lugard Road for over 12 years. Based on my knowledge and experience of the property and its neighbourhood, am I, according to Dr Lee, "completely wrong, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1564588/only-way-conserve-lugard-road-property-keep-it-residence
  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 - Hong Kong - ACCIDENT

    Friends mourn woman who fell from US Marine's Mid-levels balcony

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:06am by Clifford Lo, Lana Lam

    ... Clifford Lo and Lana Lam Friends mourn woman who fell from balcony Friends and colleagues of a woman who died in a fall from a balcony at the home of two US marines described her ... boyfriend’s flat in Mid-Levels. The boyfriend, Raymond Kyle White, a 23-year-old US marine sergeant who holds a diplomatic passport, called police just before 3am to report the fall. A police source ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556716/friends-mourn-woman-who-fell-us-marines-mid-levels-balcony
  4. Comment - Letters

    Government must stop boats from fishing in marine park

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:25am by LETTERS

    ... Government must stop boats from fishing in marine park The government has failed to take the initiative and make Hoi Ha Wan a bona fide marine park. Because of that, it remains ... to a select few to the detriment of the rest of society. One Saturday night in April, a large fishing vessel with no running lights on board (which is illegal) went deep into the so-called marine park ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1528207/government-must-stop-boats-fishing-marine-park
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. News - Hong Kong

    45 hectares in Ma On Shan Country Park set aside for nature after U-turn

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:41am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Enclave in Ma On Shan Country Park to be for conservation following advice of green groups 45 hectares set aside for nature after U-turn The government has agreed to classify almost all of a 45-hectare enclave in Ma On Shan Country Park as a conservation area, after experts and green groups said the ecological importance of the site had been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1562950/45-hectares-ma-shan-country-park-set-aside-nature-after-u-turn
  10. 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

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