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  1. Greens hail deal to protect Borneo's pristine 'Lost World'

    Posted Apr 19th 2010, 12:00am by Luke Hunt

    ... super for the Maliau Basin,' he said. 'It gives an extra layer of protection to what is one of the most important habitats, certainly on the island of Borneo, probably in Southeast ... warming- to keep trees standing. Governments are increasingly seeing this type of trading as a lucrative means of revenue raising that can be used to fund an economy and protect the environment ...

  2. Kerry staff dig deep to help grow a culture of environmental awareness

    Posted Nov 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by donating computer monitors, hardware and printers to the Hong Kong Caritas computer Recycling Project, which is sponsored by the Environmental Protection Department. Kerry Properties believes just ... are small, while others are large and ambitious. All, however, lay the roots for a broadening environmental consciousness in the community that Kerry Properties sees as key to building a Hong Kong ...

  3. Antarctica or Arctic, protect and preserve

    Posted Aug 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to global warming. Like Antarctica, the Arctic must be classified as an environmental sanctuary for scientific study only. Additionally, existing agreements protecting the world's land must ... a boon. With common sense prevailing and development strictly regulated, the continent has been spared the environmental damage suffered by much of the Earth. There is, however, one area ...

  4. Greens may cancel plan to sue dams watchdog

    Posted Jul 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Environmental Protection Administration after they received 'a positive response' over their requests. In a letter dated June 18, the activists threatened that they would take Sepa to court ... 'But we can see that Sepa is willing to co-operate with environmental activists in their campaign to protect the Nu River.' Despite Premier Wen Jiabao's order to halt the project ...

  5. Lama helps herdsmen with earthly knowledge

    Posted Oct 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ownership, grassland management and environmental protection for the past decade. With help from NGOs such as Echoing Steppe, a Beijing-based NGO dedicated to protecting the grassland, he has forged ... success encouraged Siendao to compose a letter to all gacha chiefs in Inner Mongolia, urging them to protect their traditional pastures using their legal rights. Almost all chiefs replied ...

  6. Lai See

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Howard Winn Air quality will make or break airport's hopes for third runway If the Airport Authority thought getting environmental approvals for its proposed third runway was going to be a breeze, it must have had a rude shock when its project profile was knocked back by the Environmental Protection Department. Following comments from the public, the department has asked ...

  7. Games village opens with fanfare and stars, but skies remain hazy

    Posted Jul 28th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... shroud of haze. The city's daily air quality index, issued by the Beijing Environment Protection Bureau, rated the capital's smoggy skies as 'slightly polluted' yesterday. ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Jun 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... negotiating an economic co-operation framework agreement, which will cover three major areas of concern- tariff reductions and exemptions, investment guarantees and protection of intellectual property ... to be protected as a massive, free, inclusive world party, enjoyed by rich and poor alike, and a great sense of social harmony and camaraderie was created (as is still the case in my native Britain). ...

  9. Guangdong waters still filthy

    Posted Mar 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... environmental watchdog said yesterday. Chen Guangrong, deputy chief of Guangdong's environmental protection department, told a press conference on the state of the province's environment ... 'The river estuaries mentioned have been consistently worse than class five for five years,' she said. 'If environmental protection regulation has been effectively implemented, ...

  10. Angie's environmental winner

    Posted Apr 26th 2007, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... are regular winners in local, regional and international art competitions. This is the 16th year that the United Nations Environmental Programme, the Japan-based Foundation for Global Peace ...




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