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  1. News - China Insider - ENVIRONMENT

    Shark fin vendors report 82 per cent drop in sales after anti-corruption campaign

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 05:34pm by James Griffiths

    ... on the menu," Villagomez told Agence France-Presse in September last year, commenting on the impact of China's graft crackdown on shark fin consumption.  "The culture is [also] changing ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Algae that caused Hong Kong red tide could harm fish and humans that eat them

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 03:16am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... to tropical regions, could be toxic. The department urged fish farmers at the Cheung Sha Wan, Sok Kwu Wan and Lo Tik Wan fish culture zones to monitor the situation closely. In 1998, a red tide caused ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Mainland sewage fuelling Hong Kong's 'red tides'

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 04:01am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... and Conservation Department staff said they had spotted red tides at fish culture zones within Tolo Harbour, Sha Tau Kok and Tai Mei Tuk, while a member of the public reported another at Pak Sha Wan in Sai ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Shark fin trade from Hong Kong to China drops almost 90 per cent in one year

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 06:36pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Vietnam, a country with no apparent shark fin consumption culture, could have surpassed mainland China as a re-export market. Fin imports to Hong Kong dropped from 8,285 tonnes in 2012 to 5,412 ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Compensation deal struck for clean-up of plastic pellets spilled in typhoon

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 05:12am by Ada Lee, CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... in cluding those responsible for food and environmental hygiene, leisure and cultural services, agriculture, fisheries and conservation and environmental protection, and the Marine Department, were ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - ENVIRONMENT

    Book review: The Frackers, by Gregory Zuckerman

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 03:44pm by NYT

    ... the new Rockefellers, who have led the revolution. These include Harold Hamm, one of the richest men in the world, who came from poverty. "He talked like a hick," one of Hamm's ...

  7. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Great Barrier Reef's future in danger, scientists warn

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 01:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney and Wellington

    ... as the reef, considered one of the most vulnerable places in the world to the impacts of climate change, is at risk of having its status downgraded by the UN cultural organisation Unesco to “world ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - ENVIRONMENT

    Book review: Trees in Paradise, by Jared Farmer

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 03:44pm by NYT

    ... new history, Trees in Paradise, which connects the stories of four trees- redwood, eucalyptus, orange and palm- to California's culture. As tree-lovers know, there are actually two kinds ... protection; the coast redwoods came later, after cultural wars in the 1970s that pitted environmentalists against timber companies. Many new Californians were transplants from forested parts ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - ENVIRONMENT

    To save the elephants, we must have a plan for peaceful co-existence

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 12:43pm by GAVIN EDWARDS

    ... mixed message to the public. It may also hinder the cultural changes needed to stem the demand for ivory. Advocates for keeping ivory under lock and key claim these stocks help regulate ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    'Precious' silk tree in Sham Shui Po removed after risk of collapse

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 03:58am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com 'Precious' tree removed after risk of collapse A deteriorating old silk tree in Sham Shui Po officially categorised as "precious" was removed yesterday on safety grounds. The Leisure and Cultural Services Department said the 19-metre-tall tree, which was on the register of old and valuable trees, had to be removed after efforts ...




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