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  1. Repurposing the Earth

    Posted Feb 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... have tended to eliminate wetlands around their settlements as part of the process of development. New York's Manhattan, one of the most prosperous areas on Earth, was once a swamp. ...

  2. UN-Earth

    Posted Nov 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Group exhibition featuring contemporary ceramic works by seven artists from Hong Kong, Taiwan and Japan (including local artist Rosanna Li's Taos Heads (Every Head Makes a Way), above). Opening reception today, 5pm-7pm. Mon-Fri, 10am-7pm, Sat, 11am-3 ...

  3. Blackout to shed light on global warming

    Posted Jun 21st 2008, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Friends of the Earth said today, the summer solstice, was chosen because it is the longest day of the year and because they wanted to remind the public about the importance of conservation ... Hahn Chu Hon-keung, environmental affairs officer of Friends of the Earth. 'Hong Kong will not become less beautiful because of the campaign. On the contrary, it will add beauty ...

  4. Comment - Letters

    Harbourfront road could have been pedestrian-friendly boulevard

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Human-friendly town planning only possible by 'chaining up beast' Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's administration was inimical to good town planning, with his propensity ... "reserve" any land they think is needed for transport requirements. Our new chief executive will not make any progress towards a new, more human-friendly town-planning mentality without chaining up ...

  5. Buildings we don't want to see

    Posted Jun 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Carrie Lok Two IFC, the Cheung Kong Center and One IFC- those are the buildings people most want to see with their lights turned off during a June 21 event organised by green groups. That's the result of an online poll in April, in which 5,270 people cast votes, initiated by Friends of the Earth Hong Kong. The event's planners have invited 75 organisations to take part ...

  6. Collar your four-footed friends and head for The Peak for walkies and a day of furry fun

    Posted Nov 27th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo It's time for LoDown to promote another animal event. I know some readers are absolutely sickened by my obsession with animals, and my fellow columnist and former boss Michael Chugani just despises dogs and their owners and has said so m ...

  7. Kassia & Friends Traditional Christmas Carol Evening

    Posted Dec 06th 2007, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... Kevin Kwong Wo On Lane, Lan Kwai Fong Tomorrow from 8pm The season of good tidings is upon us once again. Among the early festive celebrations is a public singalong session with the various Kassia choirs in Lan Kwai Fong tomorrow. 'The idea is to hav ...

  8. Environment chief hedges bets on harbour

    Posted Oct 11th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to resolve the reclamation dispute, the government said yesterday. Secretary for Environment, Transport and Works Sarah Liao Sau-tung was speaking after attending a Friends of the Earth forum ... said. Friends of the Earth director Mei Ng Fong Siu-mei said the government should improve the way it communicated. But Iris Tam Siu-ying, a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Planners, said ...

  9. Elaine Liu & Friends

    Posted Aug 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The sultry singer offers a selection of favourite jazz songs by renowned jazz artists. Today, 10.30pm, Fringe Gallery, Fringe Club, 2 Lr Albert Rd, Central, $80 for non-members, includes one drink. Inquiries: 2521 7251 ...

  10. Have Your Say

    Posted Aug 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their families and friends in horrible accidents. Some are suffering from serious diseases. There is always someone worse off than you. So why are so many people so unhappy? I think it's easier ... Memorial College Be green for the environment's sake 'Live Earth: The Concerts for a Climate in Crisis' was set up by US Vice-President Al Gore to raise people's awareness ...




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