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  1. 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

    ... the coastline. The soft corals were found by Diaoyu Island activists last week in what they described as a trial outing aboard their fishing vessel the Kai Fung No 2, which took protesters ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Diaoyu boat sticks to fishing… with unexpected result Hopes that Victoria Harbour will recover from decades of land reclamation and serving ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575619/diaoyu-boat-sticks-fishing-unexpected-result
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Sewage plants need upgrade to prevent more serious spills, says expert

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:22am by Ernest Kao

    ... at the main treatment works, on Stonecutters Island, could cause a much greater environmental disaster. "If that plant breaks down like Pillar Point, we're toast," Ho said. "Not ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581519/sewage-plants-need-upgrade-prevent-more-serious-spills-says-expert
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    'Dirty' seawater leaves beachgoers worried

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Beachgoers worried by 'dirty' seawater It was the perfect afternoon to be out at sea in sunny Sai Kung. But when Ken Ching Sze-ho surfaced after a dive, he sensed something was wrong. "I found my lips a bit swollen, with some blood stains," he said. Then a few of the children in his snorkelling class off Sharp Island ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580442/dirty-seawater-leaves-beachgoers-worried
  4. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Mexican project to feature Chinese goods fined over environmental issues

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 07:20am by AP

    ... development along the coast south of Cancun, an area known as the Riviera Maya. Residents of the island of Cozumel, farther south off the coast, have filed complaints against a project to expand ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1575031/mexican-project-feature-chinese-goods-fined-over-environmental-issues
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Shark sighting closes Lamma beaches for 24 hours

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 03:45pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Spadenose shark found by swimmer at Hung Shing Yeh beach, prompting warnings for swimmers to stay out of the water Lamma beaches open after death of baby shark Two Lamma Island beaches reopened yesterday at the end of a 24-hour closure triggered by the discovery of a baby shark close to shore. The spadenose shark, about 50 centimetres long, had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1574904/shark-sightings-prompt-shutdown-beaches-lamma-island
  6. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    US joins island nations in creating vast Pacific Ocean sanctuary

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 09:54pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US joins island nations in forming vast protected area for marine life Pacific sanctuary largest in world The United States joined forces with other ... The US is planning to expand the Pacific Remote Islands National Monument, which together with action taken by other nations such as the Cook Islands and Kiribati, would mean three million square ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1535698/us-joins-island-nations-creating-vast-pacific-ocean-sanctuary
  7. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    British Virgin Islands declare sanctuary for sharks

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 10:03pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Kingston, Jamaica Islands declare sanctuary for sharks The British Virgin Islands has declared its territorial waters a sanctuary for all shark species to help protect ... Pickering said. The Cabinet of the British Caribbean archipelago of roughly 60 small islands, cays and islets on Thursday banned commercial fishing of all shark species in the 80,117 sq km of its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1519043/british-virgin-islands-declare-sanctuary-sharks
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Victoria Harbour 'clean enough' without HK$30b sewage treatment upgrade

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:58am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... conditions. Instead, officials opted to expand and improve the centralised treatment works on Stonecutters Island. In 2007, the government promised to review the upgrade when they won ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557126/victoria-harbour-clean-enough-without-hk30b-sewage-treatment-upgrade
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Green group questions air quality projections for proposed third runway

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 03:55am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... And she questioned whether the assessment should cover a recent proposal for a man-made island east of Lantau. The Airport Authority has said its assessment was based on the most up-to-date data. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1551406/green-group-questions-air-quality-projections-proposed-third-runway
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Planned incinerator could be toxic for detox island

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:54am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Planned incinerator could be toxic for detox island Building an incinerator on Shek Kwu Chau could put many drug addicts back on the streets and at increased risk of relapse, the head of one of the city's biggest drug rehabilitation centres says. Nestled deep in the lush woods of the island, just 20 minutes by ferry from Cheung Chau, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1466526/planned-incinerator-could-be-toxic-detox-island

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