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  1. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Pacific fisheries body proposes cut in juvenile bluefin tuna catch

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 11:43pm by AP

    ... that monitors most of the Pacific Ocean has recommended cutting the catch of juvenile bluefin tuna to half of its average level in 2002-2004, a move that conservationists say is only an initial step towards saving the endangered species. The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission announced the decision yesterday following an annual meeting in Fukuoka in western Japan. ...

  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Smog alert continues for Beijing after brief weekend respite

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 12:08pm by Nectar Gan

    ... the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit earlier this month sought to make up for lost production time. Some cities have imposed emergency measures such as traffic and production limits to cut ... in place for the first time this year. Beijing has had several days of relatively clean air since Saturday, after air pollution levels exceeded the maximum on the Air Quality Index last week. ...

  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Farewell to 'Apec blue' as smog returns to Beijing following summit

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 03:22pm by WU NAN

    ... Wu Nan nan.wu@scmp.com The smog will linger until Thursday afternoon, the China National Environmental Monitoring Centre warned. Beijing back on alert over bad air Beijing issued its first ... of pollution before Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum leaders met in Beijing earlier this month. The authorities imposed tight curbs on traffic and industry in Beijing and neighbouring provinces. ...

  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Smoggy skies replace 'Apec blue' in Beijing after pollution curbs end

    Posted Nov 16th 2014, 06:56am by Nectar Gan

    ... quality- an AQI reading of below 100- for all but one of the first 12 days of this month, in sharp contrast to smog-ridden October when heavy pollution cloaked the capital four times, according ... in the city and surrounding regions were lifted on Wednesday, the day after the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit ended. Factories and construction sites resumed operations and private cars ...

  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Putin's tiger may be readying for run home to Russia

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 06:12am by MANDY ZUO

    ... to happen for at least 10 days until the water completely froze over, the newspaper said. The tiger was first spotted in China last month in the Taipinggou Nature Reserve in Heilongjiang province. ... at a banquet in Beijing during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit last week, People's Daily reported. Xi told Putin the government was protecting Kuzya and Putin was quoted as saying he ...

  6. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    US joins island nations in creating vast Pacific Ocean sanctuary

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US joins island nations in forming vast protected area for marine life Pacific sanctuary largest in world The United States joined forces with other nations to declare a vast swathe of the Pacific Ocean a marine sanctuary and take "historic" steps to combat illegal fishing. Taking the helm in a stepped up fight to save ...

  7. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Climate ‘catastrophe’ predicted in Pacific

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 04:23pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney, Australia

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney, Australia The Marshall Islands has warned of a Pacific “climate catastrophe” that will wipe it off the map without decisive action on global warming, saying ... at the 16-member Pacific Islands Forum it will host in September which he has insisted US Secretary of State John Kerry must attend. De Brum hopes the so-called Majuro Declaration can be presented ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Cathay Pacific bans shark fin from its cargo flights

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Airline bows to pressure from environmental groups, who hail the decision as a major victory Cathay Pacific bans shark fin from its cargo flights Cathay bans shark fin from cargo flights Cathay Pacific has bowed to pressure from environmental groups and banned shark fin from its cargo flights. The move by the airline- believed by environmentalists to fly up to 50 ...

  9. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Ernest Hemingway's grandsons join fight to save marlin in Straits of Florida

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 09:44pm by Reuters

    ... in the Straits of Florida. Billfish include species of marlin, sailfish and spearfish that Hemingway was instrumental in cataloguing 80 years ago, when he first took his fishing boat Pilar from Key West ... Puget Sound An infant killer whale was spotted over the weekend in Washington state's Puget Sound, the first orca born to the region's endangered population of marine mammals in two ...

  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    US and China collaborating on clean energy projects

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:18am by Bloomberg

    ... breakthroughs. In research laboratories on opposite sides of the Pacific Ocean, more than 1,100 Chinese and American scientists are engaged in a joint programme marrying public and private money ... California-based BrightSource Energy's solar-thermal-power technology to a demonstration project in Qinghai province. A second helped China last year enact its first rural energy-efficiency building ...




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