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  1. 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 ...

  2. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Mexican project to feature Chinese goods fined over environmental issues

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

    ... metres away from the national coral reef park offshore from Cozumel, a popular spot with divers, something that may force temporary bans on diving when ships pull in, in order not to endanger ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Photographer documents how we are killing our oceans

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... school in Happy Valley. He joined his friends, the Liu brothers who founded Bunns Diving Equipment, for skin-diving trips. He bought flippers from Lane Crawford for HK$28- a handsome sum ... records the good, bad and ugly Sixty years of diving have shown David Hsiung Bing-kuan the most beautiful things in the ocean- and the ugliest. In a career that has taken him across much ...

  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei's multimillion-yuan studies find smog is coming from neighbours

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 07:22pm by Li Jing

    ... expensive and labour-intensive. For instance, Beijing municipal environmental monitoring centre has spent “several million yuan” on importing a piece of equipment which can analyse heavy-metal ...

  5. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    US joins island nations in creating vast Pacific Ocean sanctuary

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

    ... "I've witnessed environmental devastation first hand," DiCaprio said, recalling two dives he made some 18 years apart at the coral reef in Australia. "What once had looked like ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    New 'windless' air conditioner comes to Hong Kong... but it's not cheap

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:57am by Jessie Lau

    ... cold or warm pockets. There are downsides, however. One is that the system takes time to work. It can take 20 minutes to heat or cool a 200 sq ft room, Mak says. Another is the equipment ...

  7. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Alarm over threat from huge new 22,000 resort in Baja California

    Posted May 11th 2014, 06:27am by AP

    ... about a century ago, but now offers diving and other activities. Unlike the cash-strapped European bank behind the last project, Castro fears the Chinese have the money and "will start ...

  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Tough amendments to China's environment law submitted for NPC approval

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 01:19pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... and will also include provisions to help Beijing impose rules on powerful industrial interests. The current draft gives environmental bureaus the power to close down and confiscate polluting equipment ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Careless divers putting coral colonies at risk

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 05:25am by Ada Lee

    ... She called for restricted areas to be established to protect marine creatures. Chung's study surveyed and observed 80 divers at seven popular diving spots near Sai Kung and found that each person touched coral 14.7 times on average in each dive. The majority of those were inexperienced or carrying cameras, and contact was unintentional and mostly caused by their hands ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Recycling firms to get up to HK$5 million to divert waste from landfills

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:40am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... million, which they must match, for a two-year project to expand their businesses. They can use the cash to buy equipment or vehicles or put it towards hiring staff, as long as the plan results ...




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