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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    US architect's recycling centre plan may help solve Hong Kong's waste woes

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 06:37am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... as the focal point of collection and handling of waste generated from a neighbourhood. The buildings, of up to six floors, would house recycling, community, leisure and educational activities under one ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Pupils convince ESF schools to go green

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:41am by Staff Reporter

    ... the math, it doesn't work out as that much more." The managing editor of education organisation The Kelly Yang Project and columnist at the South China Morning Post added: "I think ...

  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Orange pollution alert raised as Beijing smog reaches 'hazardous' levels

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 02:50pm by Li Jing and Nectar Gan

    ... the smog, authorities said. The Beijing authorities used social media to warn residents to take precautions, but few people on the streets were seen wearing masks. The capital's education ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Sai Kung coral hit by rapid die-off

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:23am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... and snorkellers could be contributing to the problem. Coral bleaching was found at a site popular with divers off Sharp Island, Sai Kung, in June, during a survey by the Eco-Education and Resources Centre ... and continue our efforts to publicise, educate and remind the public of the importance of coral conservation," she said. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Study offers an energy saver for policymakers

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

    ... Policy tools were also found to make a difference- from regulation and tax breaks to public education. Francesch-Huidobro said measures to manage demand were as effective as adjusting the fuel ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Pay-as-you-throw waste pilot scheme has limited impact

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

    ... on their doors and make home visits intensively to explain the purpose of the trials, on top of a lot of education and publicity activities," he said. Yip said he felt the prepaid bags were ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Clam diggers' use of salt to lure prey damaging coastal ecology, conservationists say

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... that the clam-hunting method did not breach laws regulating destructive fishing practices. A department spokesman called on the public to protect the ecosystem and said it would step up publicity and education ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    University 'o-camps' need to cut back on waste, Friends of the Earth says

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 04:38am by VICTORIA ANN DUTHIE

    ... Victoria Ann Duthie victoria.duthie@scmp.com University 'o-camps' told to cut back on waste Orientation camps for students entering higher education in Hong Kong may be a fun introduction to university, but they're also wasteful, a green group says. Resources squandered during the so-called o-camps- which are run over several days by universities to help students make ...

  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing still among China's most competitive cities despite smog, report says

    Posted May 10th 2014, 04:13am by Zhang Hong

    ... and traffic congestion detract from Beijing's liveability," said Yang Jie, one of the report's co-authors. "Yet, the city remains competitive thanks to its well-educated citizenry, high quality medical and educational institutions, developed commercial environment and public infrastructure." Beijing ranked fourth, behind Hong Kong, Shanghai and Shenzhen in terms ...

  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China says no waste plant without support after protests

    Posted May 11th 2014, 11:38am by Reuters, Zhuang Pinghui

    ... blankets many cities on the mainland and the environmental degradation resulting from the country's breakneck economic growth is angering its increasingly well-educated and affluent ...




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