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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 Cuba have been rivals since Fidel Castro took power in a 1959 revolution and Washington imposed a comprehensive trade embargo on Cuba in 1961, the same year Hemingway died. Although bilateral ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1588825/ernest-hemingways-grandsons-join-fight-save-marlin-straits-florida
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Contractor in Pillar Point sewage-plant leak may get million-dollar fine

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 03:23am by TIMMY SUNG

    ... there was room for improvement in the way the department communicated with the Environmental Protection and the Leisure and Cultural Services departments. "We have begun the review with relevant departments in terms of communication and coordination," he said, adding it was "regrettable" that sewage was leaked into the sea. The Leisure and Cultural Services Department, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588032/contractor-pillar-point-sewage-plant-leak-may-get-million-dollar-fine
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Developers pledge less wasteful gift hamper packaging … next year

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 04:56am by Ernest Kao, CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... the tradition of sending out corporate hampers should be curbed. "I don't recommend this sort of culture. It is all for presentation and for face," she said. "Even if you recycle ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1586856/developers-pledge-less-wasteful-gift-hamper-packaging-next-year
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Swimmers not told for hours about large leak of raw sewage into the sea

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:56am by CHEUNG CHI-FAIR, Ernest Kao

    ... and a contractor delayed notifying beach managers of problems at Pillar Point sewage treatment works on Monday. Under the emergency response plan for the plant, the Leisure and Cultural Services ... and Leisure and Cultural Services Department within an hour of a discharge being discovered. The Water Supplies Department said yesterday that it had still not had official notification of any leak. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581292/contractor-slow-reveal-sewage-leak
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    14 Hong Kong beaches closed after 'sewage leak'- but swimmers not deterred

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 12:11pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... results would be available today at the earliest. The Leisure and Cultural Services Department said the beaches would be reopened when the results of the samples showed water quality ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580760/hong-kong-beaches-shut-after-suspected-sewage-leak-new-territories
  6. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1567499/shark-fin-vendors-report-82-cent-drop-sales-after-anti-corruption
  7. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1486206/algae-species-behind-red-tide-linked-toxic-fish
  8. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1484686/mainland-sewage-fuelling-hong-kongs-red-tides-scientist
  9. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1469412/hong-kong-shark-fin-imports-fall-35pc
  10. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1470007/compensation-deal-struck-clean-plastic-pellets-spilled-typhoon

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