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  1. 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 ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Hope floats: Cambodia's ethnic Vietnamese forced to live on the water

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by Laura Villadiego

    ... Laura Villadiego Having almost no rights in their home country, Cambodia’s ethnic Vietnamese are forced to live on the water, in poor conditions and with few opportunities. However, writes ... in Cambodia dwell in floating villages, mainly on Tonle Sap, Southeast Asia’s largest freshwater lake. Phum Kandal, where Sreng Talong lives, is one of those villages. It is the rainy season ...

  3. News - Asia - NATURE

    Japan agrees to buy fewer eels from neighbours in bid to protect species

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 08:53pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Japan to buy fewer eels in conservation bid Japan has agreed to cut purchases of juvenile eels from its neighbours by 20 per cent as part of moves to protect ... is a popular delicacy. It was put on the international conservation "red list" earlier this year, indicating it faces a very high risk of extinction due to overfishing. Efforts to farm eels ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Taipei Biennial sounds a warning about our treatment of the world

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 11:07am by David Frazier

    ... and more robotic, automatic, " Bourriaud says. "We are more and more machine-driven. When I wrote Relational Aesthetics, cellphones were not really present in our everyday lives. We did ... readily riffed off Bourriaud's propositions. "We have exploited the natural resources of the earth without limit," Hau said at the opening ceremony. "We are experiencing rising ...

  5. News - China

    Sea cucumber farmers use of chemicals has led to a large number of fish deaths

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:50pm

    ... amounts of antibiotics, disinfectants and pesticides leading to the deaths of a large number of several species of fish and endangering the conservation of migratory birds in the area, according ... to the China Marine Environmental Monitoring Centre. CCTV images show bodies of fish floating in the gulf close to the Pikou farms. Empty bottles of ceftriaxone were shown at one of them. Ceftriaxone ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - LAND USE

    Hong Kong developers eye green belt land for flats as government plans rezoning

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 03:01pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... up green belt land and conservation areas in the New Territories for years. "Previously, about 90 per cent of the rezoning applications in a green belt would be rejected by the Town ... [since] some are not vegetated." However, Ng Mee-kam, a professor of geography and resource management at Chinese University, worries the over-dense environment in Hong Kong could worsen ...

  7. News - World - Ebola

    Ebola could deal 'catastrophic blow' to hardest hit African economies, World Bank warns

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:59am by AFP

    ... and in Guinea, 2.3 points. The World Bank, however, said that the mobilisation in recent days of more resources to fight the disease, which has left more than 2,400 people dead, could mitigate much of the economic damage. "The primary cost of this tragic outbreak is in human lives and suffering, which has already been terribly difficult to bear," said World Bank President Jim Yong Kim. ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Internet radio takes off in the city

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 10:59am by Elaine Yau

    ... charges, RagaZine attracts 250,000 listeners each week, 500 of whom pay HK$30 a month for live access to its programmes. "Dick and I had served as hosts at other online radio stations before. ... their brief to cover a spectrum of subjects the way conventional broadcasters would, veterans of the scene say. "At first, online radio stations served as a pulpit for anti-establishment ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    As happy as Larry

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by Fionnuala McHugh

    ... The series takes its name from the Sumerians, who lived about 7,000 years ago in Mesopotamia, the cradle of human civilisation, and it has been interpreted as a commentary on "the post-human ... on his door. Bell- in a response which may be familiar to some of Hong Kong's creative residents- was convinced they were building inspectors and, as he wasn't supposed to be living ...

  10. 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 ...




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