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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Transform Des Voeux Road into pedestrian-tram green zone, planners urge

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 04:17am by FANNY FUNG

    ... the 1.5-kilometre section of Des Voeux Road Central, stretching from Pedder Street to Morrison Street, would be closed to all vehicles except necessary traffic such as banks' security vans, delivery ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1499424/joint-study-proposes-vehicle-ban-cleaner-air-des-voeux-road-central
  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Inland smog seen as warning for broader anti-smog measures on mainland China

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 04:59am by Li Jing

    ... is locally generated," Chai said. "Still, many of these areas- except for the three regions- do not have obligations to cut PM2.5." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1387158/inland-smog-seen-warning-broader-anti-smog-measures-mainland-china
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Idling engine ban has failed to clear the air

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 05:12am by Ernest Kao

    ... exemptions to some vehicle owners under "exceptional circumstances" was criticised by Labour Party lawmaker Cyd Ho Sau-lan as being too broad. Air quality improved earlier this week ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1385329/idling-engine-ban-has-failed-clear-air
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong family close to achieving goal of zero household waste

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 09:05pm by Christy Choi

    ... to have a lot of space, or to be a hippy to be zero waste," she said. As she pulled out the rubbish bin hidden under the kitchen sink, it was empty except for a ramen-noodles wrapper. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1351679/hong-kong-family-close-achieving-goal-zero-household-waste
  5. News - China Insider - ENVIRONMENT

    Many Chinese disappointed 'giant snails' can't be eaten

    Posted Sep 21st 2013, 02:54pm by Amy Li

    ... southerners, who are known to eat “everything with four legs except the table,” experts warned that those snails usually carry all sorts of parasites and would be harmful if eaten. The news has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1314531/many-chinese-disappointed-giant-snails-cant-be-eaten
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Air pollution kills 1,600 Hongkongers in first half of 2013

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... with the exception of nitrogen dioxide levels in Tap Mun. The study was based on data collected by the Environmental Protection Department from January to June. Levels of nitrogen dioxide- an important ... levels should be compared over the years rather than annually, because of climate fluctuations. From 2006 to last year, except for the level of nitrogen dioxide, which rose 23 per cent, levels ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1281337/air-pollution-kills-1600-toxicity-continues-rise
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Rice that's fresh, fragrant and home-grown

    Posted Aug 10th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... of origin, is reaped from the largest remaining freshwater farmland in Sheung Shui. That makes the brown rice a product of local soil and water. "It smells exceptionally good," said Katie ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1295665/rice-thats-fresh-fragrant-and-home-grown
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Victoria Park to shrink as traffic flow trumps trees

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... except the pond will be reconstructed elsewhere. The department said the road would occupy about 1 per cent of the park, which covers 19.6 hectares. Construction work would deprive the public ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1295981/victoria-park-shrink-traffic-flow-trumps-trees
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Glass recyclers race cleaners to reach empty bottles in Lan Kwai Fong and Soho

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 12:00am by Olivia Rosenman

    ... says. "They only stopped partying an hour ago." Lai and her crew are knee-deep in bags of rubbish, stinking and sodden from the overnight downpour. The street is quiet, except ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1297487/glass-recyclers-race-cleaners-reach-empty-bottles-lan-kwai-fong-and
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    UN's top weatherman visits Hong Kong Observatory

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... world's weatherman Even the world's top weatherman concedes that he cannot do much about the weather, except to get his forecasts right. "Most people are unhappy not about bad weather ... weatherman says. "There are fewer days with rain, but more intensive rainstorms. We've seen more exceptional weather," said Grimes, a Canadian who in 2011 was elected to head ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1198305/uns-top-weatherman-visits-hong-kong-observatory

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