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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Loopholes in protection of two key wildlife sites: Conservancy Association

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 03:16am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Loopholes in plans to protect areas in Tuen Mun and South Lantau, says Conservancy Association Two sensitive habitats, but no real protection A green group is calling on conservation officials to plug loopholes in protection measures for ecologically sensitive areas in Tuen Mun and South Lantau. They said if the loopholes remained, they would ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Algae species behind red tide linked to toxic fish

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 03:16am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... by Marine Police in the East Lamma Channel, including waters off Cyberport and South Horizons, on Saturday. Tests showed the East Lamma Channel red tide was formed by algae species Pseudo-nitzschia ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Mainland sewage fuelling Hong Kong's 'red tides'

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 04:01am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... in South Lantau. A spokeswoman for the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department said it would announce today whether tests had found the algae off Lamma Island to be toxic. Algal blooms ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Philippine Airlines urged to halt shark-fin cargo after 6.5 tonne shipment found in Sheung Wan

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 07:06pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... development by allowing carriage of shark fins and related products on flights from Manila to Hong Kong. It was written after a WildLifeRisk, a Hong Kong conservation group, and FinsAttached, ...

  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Lanzhou to build second water supply after benzene scare

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 11:55am by MANDY ZUO

    ... would begin as soon as possible. Additional experts would be invited to take part in the follow-up investigation for any related contamination problems, he said. Relocation of residents of 94 ...

  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Tianjin says it won't allow steel or cement plants, to curb pollution

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:43pm by Reuters

    ... 8 per cent of the country's total area. A former health minister said last year pollution related to coal-fired power causes up to 500,000 premature deaths annually. Greenpeace research ...

  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China's 'eco-cities' struggle for traction

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:37pm by GDN

    ... are at least half an hour away by car. He loves the relatively clean air and the personal space. But he has his complaints. By the time the city is complete, probably in 2020, it should accommodate ... in the development of a city." On an official city tour, assistant public relations manager Gang Wei walked through a sparkling, yet unoccupied, glass-and-steel office building, enumerating its ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Rare seahorses found living in river estuaries off Lantau and Sai Kung

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:21am by Ernest Kao

    ... at river mouths could be more abundant." Key habitats for rare spotted seahorses include several areas in Port Shelter south of Sai Kung, such as Shelter Island, Kiu Tsui Chau (Sharp Island), ...

  9. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    UN climate chief urges ‘bold’ steps to curb carbon emissions

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 07:02pm by Agence France-Presse in Berlin

    ... to curb warming to levels deemed relatively safe by scientists can still be met through a “large-scale” shift to greener energy. There is a “likely” chance of meeting the target if the world cuts ...

  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Gansu tap water contamination blamed on oil pipeline leak

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 06:56pm by Minnie Chan

    ... It remains unclear whether the two incidents are related. "We had noticed a strange smell in the water since March, but our government did nothing about it. The water supply was halted since ...




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