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  1. Let's be environmentally smart

    Posted Feb 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to protect the environment. We can be environmentally friendly in ways that work out better than dimming lights. For example, we could turn the air conditioner off when it isn't very hot. ... local and international. I also agree that we should be more concerned about environmental problems. But is dimming lights in classrooms really the best way to show our concern? We all know ...

  2. A tale of two rivers- and two environmental tragedies

    Posted Jan 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'People must realise that environmental protection is not only about protecting rivers, birds and trees, but the very environment that we live in and rely on; it's about the protection of human beings, their survival and the quality of living.' The chairman of the World Wide Fund for Nature, Markus Shaw, said both incidents highlighted the need for environmental protection ...

  3. Environmental targets set for 2020

    Posted Jan 09th 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... environmentally sensitive areas by compensating cities that slow their pace of development. The report, from the National Development and Reform Commission, set environmental targets to be achieved ... rivers. Wildlife corridors should be set up in environmentally sensitive areas near the Hong Kong border, it says. Ng Cho-nam, associate professor of geography at the University of Hong Kong, said ...

  4. Environmental report on rail link endorsed

    Posted Sep 15th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng A council of environmental advisers endorsed the MTR Corporation's environmental impact report on the planned cross-border express railway yesterday. But the council imposed ... metres of material transported to Tai Shan in Guangdong, as agreed with mainland authorities. Whether the project gets a permit still depends on Hong Kong's director of environmental ...

  5. CLP's online game to promote environmental awareness

    Posted Sep 08th 2005, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... (CLP) has launched EnviroGame (www.clpgroup.com/EnviroGame/), which aims to raise awareness of the importance of environmental protection. Participants have to answer the questions correctly ... eco-friendly concepts among the public. The company is using six animals- a frog, a bird, a butterfly, a cat, a dog and a monkey- to help promote its environmental initiatives. The animals will appear ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Officials developing Lok Ma Chau Loop recognise need to protect wetlands

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... carefully considered and responded to in a report. During the recently completed Stage 2 public engagement, we explained to the society at a consultation meeting with environmental concern groups ... of the loop's surrounding ecology and environment. The aims of environmental planning specified in the Hong Kong Planning and Standard Guidelines are not compromised. An 'ecological area' ...

  8. Hong Kong's unseen environmental disaster

    Posted Jul 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Civil Engineering Department granted an illegal reclamation contract without the approval of the Environmental Protection Department, leading to a $270 million compensation claim ... billion in environmental damage, which taxpayers will have to pay. Thus, we are left with fewer public funds and a worse environment. Following the collapse at Tseung Kwan O, in order to ensure ...

  9. No park to protect dolphins before Delta bridge construction starts

    Posted Sep 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the border control point. Cheng was responding to suggestions from members of a subcommittee scrutinising the project's environmental impact reports that setting up the park could be speeded up ...

  10. Environmentally unconscious

    Posted Jul 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... such a law, nothing will be done? Does Dr Liao believe there will be no opposition? Of course there will be, but isn't the Environmental Protection Department responsible for cleaning up our air? ... government 'monitoring' of our environmental problems? We've got a vague plan to tax plastic bags ('Plastic bags first to get green tax: Sarah Liao', July 21), the chief ...




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