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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Green group questions air quality projections for proposed third runway

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

    ... in the same year was projected to be 36 micrograms per cubic metre. The bridge is linked to the eastern tip of the airport. The group cited four other locations- including two schools and two ...

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

    Our Ocean conference opens with plaintive pleas to save the seas

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 09:42pm by AFP

    ... announcement about US conservation efforts during a video address. He was to be followed by Hollywood A-lister Leonardo DiCaprio, whose foundation has pumped millions of dollars into efforts to protect ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1534904/our-ocean-conference-opens-plaintive-pleas-save-seas
  3. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    US joins island nations in creating vast Pacific Ocean sanctuary

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

    ... And a two-day conference hosted by the State Department was given a sprinkle of stardust by Hollywood A-lister Leonardo DiCaprio, who pledged US$7 million from his foundation to help clean up the seas. ...

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

    Blinding floodlights that come on at midnight give residents sleepless nights

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 03:01am by Ernest Kao

    ... The English Schools Foundation school apologised to the community and pledged to resolve any remaining issues. A study last year found Hong Kong to be the world's worst city for light pollution. ... residents in the area have been complaining in recent weeks about the new set of floodlights erected in the sports field at King George V School on Tin Kwong Road. "I have to use two layers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1441309/blinding-floodlights-come-midnight-give-residents-sleepless-nights
  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ENVIRONMENT

    Environmentalist calls for help building online database of Hong Kong's wildlife

    Posted May 27th 2014, 09:50am by AUDREY SZE

    ... environmental consciousness. She serves as an ambassador for the Jane Goodall Institute, volunteers at the Ocean Park Conservation Foundation, where she is occasionally called in to perform autopsies ... at the Hong Kong and Australian international schools, for example, to promote greater awareness about local wildlife and to publicise her initiative. "The kids range from five to 18 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1519668/laurel-chor-building-online-database-hong-kongs-native
  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China's 'eco-cities' struggle for traction

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:37pm by GDN

    ... well-stocked produce stalls. The massive space echoed like a gymnasium. At one of the city's three schools, the red-brick Ivy Mi Kindergarten and Primary School, office manager Xu Wenjiao stood ... and a library furnished with beanbag chairs and potted plants. "This is our garden," she said, pointing out of a window at the school's backyard, a small brick terrace dotted with dry ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1483122/chinas-eco-cities-struggle-traction
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong to burn first part of seized ivory stockpile in May ceremony

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 04:10am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... though schools were reluctant to accept ivory. About 28 tonnes will be burned, while another 1.6 tonnes will be kept for scientific and education purposes. Some 6.5 tonnes of ivory stock ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1492362/hong-kong-burn-first-part-seized-ivory-stockpile-may-ceremony
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Mainland sewage fuelling Hong Kong's 'red tides'

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 04:01am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Mainland sewage is 'fuelling red tides' Sewage from the mainland is fuelling an increase of harmful algal blooms- known as red tides- in Hong Kong waters, according to a leading scientist. Professor Ho Kin-chung, dean of the Open University's school of science and technology and an expert on algae, said the red tides were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1484686/mainland-sewage-fuelling-hong-kongs-red-tides-scientist
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong joins world study on health impact of air pollution

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 10:40am by LO WEI

    ... the problem. The department has also commissioned Chinese University's school of public health to develop a methodology for quantifying the health and economic impacts of air pollution in Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1475627/hong-kong-joins-world-study-health-impact-air-pollution
  10. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Sahara desert dust shrouds London as 'perfect storm' for air pollution hits

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 03:41am by BLOOM

    ... and southeast, bringing particles from across the [English] Channel. Add to that some Sahara dust." Levels were forecast to abate today to a level of four in London, at the lower end ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1463460/sahara-desert-dust-shrouds-london-perfect-storm-air-pollution-hits

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