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  1. Ambitious plan to quench the Dead Sea's terminal thirst

    Posted Jul 04th 2005, 12:00am by Steven Knipp

    ... which runs from Syria in the north to Kenya in the south. In ancient times, the Jordan Valley was renowned as perhaps one of the Middle East's most fertile oases. It became home to one ... At the rate we are going we are losing a very beautiful and important place.' ...

  2. Alarming rate of soil erosion puts grain security, ecosystem at risk

    Posted Nov 26th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... and Jilin- three of the mainland's major grain production bases- more than 9,300 sq km of fertile land will disappear in the next 50 years because of erosion, cutting the grain yield ...

  3. Chemicals threaten male fertility

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

    ... Chow Chung-yan The excessive use of insecticides and artificial fertilisers by farmers could cause a sharp rise in infertility among men, a leading mainland medical expert warned yesterday. Zhong Nanshan, a Sars expert in Guangzhou, called on the city gov ...

  4. CityU cleans up with big cuts in food wastage

    Posted Sep 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... as a washing machine and can reprocess food waste into fertilizers for plants on the campus. Three of these machines have been put in offices for testing for over a month, and Chan said the results ... the participation rate in using these machines can be as low as one per cent,' Chan said. 'So we're testing it to make sure adequate usage.' Meanwhile, green group Greeners Action has ...

  5. Students clean up with business plan for food-waste recycling

    Posted Sep 27th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Working with smelly, leftover food may not be everyone's idea of a career move, but it's just what student Jack Cheng Ying-kai is looking for. Cheng, 21, has just won HK$120,000 to help fund his scheme for a recycling centre turning food ...

  6. It's progress; who cares about people?

    Posted Jun 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of families, insist that the 'mandatory compensation deduction', to be paid back at the monthly rate of 160 yuan per person for the next 16 years, will help people better manage their money, ... people, and this is where the Xiangjia Dam is in trouble. Not enough money Area residents live on fertile farmland famous for its mouth-numbing Sichuan pepper. They don't think the amount ...

  7. Risa Bhinekawati

    Posted Sep 20th 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... Yvonne Lai THE MAKING OF AN INDEPENDENT I was born in Pontianak, West Borneo, in 1966. When I was seven, my family moved to Jakarta and I have lived there ever since. I'm very much a no-frills person. My 250 square metre [2,700 sq ft] house is on 850 ...

  8. Have Your say

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

    ... Guard against unwanted pregnancy Abortion is an ethical issue that divides society and illegal abortions still take place. In mainland China, many backstreet clinics conduct illegal abortions. I have heard some young people from Hong Kong go to the mainla ...

  9. Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations

    Posted Feb 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... fertility. ...

  10. Extinction rate theory creates ecological stir

    Posted May 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... A projected rate of extinctions of animals and plants this century may be less dramatic than feared because the most widely used scientific method could have exaggerated this by as much ... also questions several high-profile reports, including a UN-led Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, which predicted extinctions would be at 1,000 to 10,000 times the current rates, and a study ...




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