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  1. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Rising carbon dioxide in oceans makes fish lose fear of predators, scientists say

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 10:03pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Why fish are losing fear of predators Escalating carbon dioxide emissions will cause fish to lose their fear of predators, potentially damaging the entire marine food chain, joint Australian and US research has found. A study by the Australian Institute of Marine Science (Aims), James Cook University and the Georgia Institute of Technology found the behaviour ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1482401/rising-carbon-dioxide-oceans-makes-fish-lose-fear-predators-scientists
  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Initial results of 8-year soil pollution study not accurate enough, experts say

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:24am by MANDY ZUO

    ... the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Ministry of Land and Resources said on Thursday. Of all the land surveyed, 16.1 per cent was polluted, the study found. For farmland, the pollution figure ... said, but this was only a "conservative finding". Chen Nengchang, a researcher at the Guangdong Institute of Eco-Environment and Soil Sciences, said the authorities would have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1490062/initial-results-8-year-soil-pollution-study-not-accurate-enough-experts
  3. News - World - SHIPPING

    Experts warn that the global shipping industry is vulnerable to cyber-attack

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 10:03pm by Reuters

    ... reports that hackers have compromised maritime cyber security. but epxerts say there are holes in the three key navigation technologies: GPS, marine Automatic Identification System (AIS), ... Ong Choo Kiat, president of U-Ming Marine Transport, a Taiwan firm that owns and operates 53 dry cargo ships and oil tankers. A spokeswoman for Maersk Line, the world's top shipping ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1496193/experts-warn-global-shipping-industry-vulnerable-cyber-attack
  4. News - Asia

    How Tokyo benefits from international court ruling against Japanese whaling

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 02:49pm by AP in Tokyo

    ... the government a convenient political out. The Antarctic programmeme was nearly bankrupt, but if the government had overhauled it on its own, it would have incurred the wrath of a strong anti-whaling ... for whaling and not fighting hard enough in court. In a March 31 ruling, the International Court of Justice in The Hague ordered Japan to stop granting permits for its Antarctic whaling programme, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1476007/international-court-ruling-against-japanese-whaling-comes-convenient-time
  5. News - China Digest

    The Post's daily China news-round-up- April 25, 2014

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 08:00am

    ... sold in the first quarter of 2014. Corruption Just how corrupt are these people? |Source: Tea Leaf Nation China Resources Capital Holdings chief executive Wu Ding investigated |Source: Beijing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-digest/digest/1496475/posts-daily-china-news-round-april-25-2014
  6. News - Hong Kong

    Liberal’s reform plan aimed at attracting ‘key votes’ for final proposal

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 12:56pm

    ... by including a multiple-vote system,” said Tien. “Pan-democrats are too liberal but some electoral plans put forward by some pro-government parties are being too conservative.” Several major political ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1496593/liberals-reform-plan-aimed-attracting-key-votes-final-proposal
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong to burn first part of seized ivory stockpile in May ceremony

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 04:10am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com First ceremony next month; 'conservation celebrity' may be invited to oversee destruction Ivory set for high-profile burning Hong Kong has pencilled in next month for the city's first burning of seized ivory- and the government plans to give the incineration a high profile to drive home the message of conservation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1492362/hong-kong-burn-first-part-seized-ivory-stockpile-may-ceremony
  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China approves jail for consumers of rare wild animals: official media

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 09:42am by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... wealthy Asian consumers has been blamed for helping to fuel the trade. In February, the global environmental watchdog International Union for Conservation of Nature, based in Switzerland, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1496503/china-approves-jail-consumers-rare-wild-animals-official-media
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    More work needed on proposal to extend Hong Kong civil servant retirement age

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 06:09pm by LINA VYAS

    ... approach in introducing a higher retirement age. The proposal is timely but conservative. The document says the reason for not extending the retirement age of all serving civil servants ... making them less reliant on family and public security assistance. Hong Kong can look to the success in Singapore in extending the working lives of its residents. Since 2012, employers there have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1493618/more-work-needed-proposal-extend-hong-kong-civil-servant-retirement-age
  10. News - World - ROYALS

    Mark Shand, brother-in-law of Prince Charles, dies in New York

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 09:52pm by AP

    ... office. Shand, who was chairman of an Asian elephant conservation charity, was known for his work as a travel writer and conservationist. He wrote several books including Elephant Tales and River ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1496041/mark-shand-brother-law-prince-charles-dies-new-york

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