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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    'Three Earths needed' if the world lived like Hong Kong, WWF warns

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:33am by Ernest Kao

    ... and we really must get to grips with our levels of consumption," said Gavin Edwards, WWF-Hong Kong's conservation director. "This recent analysis is an alarming signal to all of us that we are overtaxing the finite resources of our world." Edwards said addressing excessive consumption could help solve the city's pressing waste disposal problem. The government has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1620829/three-earths-needed-if-world-lived-hong-kong
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - ENVIRONMENT

    To save the elephants, we must have a plan for peaceful co-existence

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 12:43pm by GAVIN EDWARDS

    ... Gavin Edwards Gavin Edwards says destroying illegal ivory alone won't stop the slaughter Time to enable humans and elephants to co-exist in peace Hong Kong's decision to destroy ... government moves us in a more positive direction, towards a world where humans can live in harmony with nature, and a world where elephants can thrive. Gavin Edwards is conservation director ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1422782/save-elephants-we-must-have-plan-peaceful-co-existence
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Trees 'mistreated' by U.R.A. are dying, says green group

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 04:14am by Edward Tang

    ... Edward Tang edward.tang@scmp.com Conservationists claim five trees involved in redevelopment works in Kwun Tong have died or are dying after poor handling by authority Trees 'mistreated' by U.R.A. are dying, says green group Five trees affected by redevelopment works in Kwun Tong have died or are dying because of poor handling by the Urban Renewal Authority, according ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1406993/trees-mistreated-ura-are-dying-says-green-group
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Large urban farm in east Kowloon set to open in March

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 06:12pm

    ... Edward Tang The community can expect to reap what they sow in a new, 750,000-square-foot urban farm starting from March. The “Urban Oasis” in Ngau Tau Kok aims to combine greenery and community participation through farming on accessible urban spaces, says Christian Family Service Centre, a social welfare group which runs the site. “Urban farming is popular in other countries. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1399890/large-urban-farm-east-kowloon-set-open-march
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Trial domestic waste scheme cuts recharging

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 05:00am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Edward on November 21. Seventy-three of the 87 households took part from the beginning and six more joined in the second week. In the first week of the exercise, residents dumped 141kg less ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1381447/trial-domestic-waste-scheme-cuts-recharging
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong’s ‘ecological deficit’ dangerously high, say conservationists

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 12:00am by Ernest Kao

    ... dipping into its savings of natural resource capital. It will be a crisis for us and for the future of our children," said WWF-Hong Kong's director for conservation, Gavin Edwards ... for conservation, Gavin Edwards The biannual report studied 150 countries and coincided with Earth Overshoot Day- the day when mankind's demand for natural resources officially exceeds the earth's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1298253/hong-kongs-ecological-deficit-dangerously-high-say-conservationists
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong dims as it embraces Earth Hour

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Professor Edward Ng Yan-yung from Chinese University's school of architecture. "Some say the event raises awareness, but my take is: what awareness will it bring? The dilemma is that one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1198332/hong-kong-dims-it-embraces-earth-hour
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Waste disposal plans back on government's agenda

    Posted Oct 27th 2012, 12:00am by JOLIE HO, Olga Wong

    ... Committee withheld their support. Then-environment minister Edward Yau Tang-wah said new plans were needed before landfills became full in 2018. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1070786/waste-disposal-plans-back-governments-agenda

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