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  1. 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

    ... packaging can be excessive After sending out corporate gift hampers that were two-thirds full of styrofoam bricks, one developer says it regrets the design and is now collecting the packaging from ... materials. Much of this will end up in the city's landfills, which are nearing capacity. But two property developers stand out for excess when it comes to packaging their festival gifts ...

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

    Australian plan to protect Great Barrier reef inadequate, scientists say

    Posted Oct 28th 2014, 10:03pm by AFP

    ... of protecting the reef, which teems with marine life, and long-term sustainable development. But the Australian Academy of Science said the plan ignored the impact of climate change and failed to address problems with water quality, coastal development and fishing. "The science is clear, the reef is degraded and its condition is worsening. This is a plan that won't restore ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1626911/australian-plan-protect-great-barrier-reef-inadequate-scientists-say
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Digital 'tree guard' gives endangered incense trees a voice

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 04:12am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com 'Guard' device gives endangered trees digital voice Scientists at Chinese University have developed a "tree guard" system that can ... or hammered, sends information electronically to a central hub. The scientists developed it to combat poaching of the endangered incense tree. The trees, native to southern China, produce a resinous ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1627003/digital-tree-guard-gives-endangered-incense-trees-voice
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Airport's dolphin experts told 'show evidence development won't drive creatures away'

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:26am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Consultants backing third runway project accused of guesswork and misleading public Airport's dolphin experts told: show us your evidence Marine consultants hired by the Airport Authority should present facts to ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1545116/airports-dolphin-experts-told-show-us-your-evidence
  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Chengdu mainland's most liveable city, says Asia Development Bank

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:06am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Development Bank. Beijing ranked 18th, while Shanghai came in at 22nd. Lanzhou languished at the bottom of the study of 33 cities, with Harbin for company. The bank used a measure called ... cities and economically developed regions and lower in the north, northwest and less-developed regions. Comparing the six major cities of Guangzhou, Wuhan, Beijing, Shenyang, Shanghai ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1532145/chengdu-mainlands-most-liveable-city-says-asia-development-bank
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong researchers develop flower that can withstand sub-zero temperatures

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 06:35pm by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Breakthrough by university researchers could be used to boost agricultural production Flowers that can beat the freeze Researchers have found a way to prevent flowers from freezing that they say could increase production in agricult ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1528759/hong-kong-researchers-develop-flower-can-withstand-sub-zero
  7. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Half the world's wild animals have been wiped out since 1970

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 10:23pm by GDN

    ... and drowning in fishing nets have seen numbers fall by 80 per cent. The biggest declines in animal numbers have come in developing nations, while conservation efforts in rich countries have seen small ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1604805/half-worlds-wild-animals-have-been-wiped-out-1970
  8. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Brazil refuses to join pact to end deforestation by 2030

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 08:19pm by AP

    ... "This is the family photo we have been looking for for decades," said Charles McNeill, a senior environmental policy adviser for the United Nations Development Programme. "The forest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1599614/brazil-refuses-join-pact-end-deforestation-2030
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Prepaid bin bags are the way to charge household for waste collection, group says

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 03:12am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI, Ernest Kao

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Ernest Kao Fees based on household's volume of waste favoured for government charging scheme Prepaid bags are the way to throw: council group A subcommittee under the Council for Sustainable Development will recommend the government charge households for waste disposal using designated prepaid bags, with fees based on volume. It will also suggest a transition ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1598253/prepaid-bags-are-way-throw-council-sustainable-development-group
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Study offers an energy saver for policymakers

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 06:32am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... without resorting to a major shake-up of its energy mix, a recent study has found. The study was based on a decision-making model developed by Dr Maria Francesch-Huidobro, of City ... for the city's power generation. One of those was to import more power from the mainland to meet the city's emission targets. Tang, who developed the model with Francesch-Huidobro, admitted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1597578/study-offers-energy-saver-policymakers

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