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  1. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Half the world's wild animals have been wiped out since 1970

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 10:23pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Wild animal numbers have halved since 1970 The number of wild animals on earth has halved in the past four decades, according to a new analysis. Land, river and sea ... dioxide than oceans and forests can absorb. The report concludes that today's average global rate of consumption would need 1.5 planet earths to sustain it. But four planets would be required ...

  2. Sport - Racing

    All hail Hong Kong racing's off-season, unmatched around the world

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 07:16pm by ANDREW HAWKINS

    ... counterparts. We need our energy to create earth-shattering columns about how the Jockey Club provides more food to the media than the Dubai Racing Club, as one local journalist, unhappy with just ... we are. For most of us the off-season means escaping Hong Kong, spending time with family and friends and enjoying life without the constant racing cycle. It wasn’t straightforward ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - REVIEWS

    Review: Knowing Heaven and Earth through Observation

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 09:44am by OLIVIA WANG

    ... Olivia Wang Knowing Heaven and Earth through Observation: Ink Paintings by Tai Xiangzhou Leal Senado Building, Macau Until August 17 Featuring 39 works produced in the past seven years, this is the first major museum exhibition for the Ningxia-born artist Tai Xiangzhou. Tai has only devoted himself fully to ink painting since 2006. He previously had a successful career in digital media ...

  4. Thomas returns in blazing tale

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... YP cadet Miriam Adloff Thomas & Friends is one of the more popular children's brands around. Based on The Railway Series of books that were later adapted for British television, Thomas & Friends has spawned toys, stationery and a number of films. Day of the Diesels, the latest in the franchise to hit cinemas in Hong Kong, throws us into yet another high-energy outing ...

  5. Epopack creates contemporary,eco-friendly cosmetics packaging

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 02:34pm by Reports by Emmanuelle Stahler, Krystin Chu and Stacey Johnson

    ... stylish yet earth-friendly options. Epopack's efforts are in line with the mainland's 12th five-year plan, which encourages green packaging for consumer goods. Coupled ... of recycling plastic. "Many companies in the packaging industry use acrylic, which takes thousands of years to decompose," Pan says. "This is not earth-friendly, and that's why ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TV

    Film Focus: Elysium

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 09:14am by Mark Peters

    ... that is Earth. Our wallets will simply not be plump enough to buy us the good life. In the film, a bald and bulked up Matt Damon finds himself in a ghettoed Los Angeles facing the same social inequality. ... and preserve the safety of the privileged galactic community. While the decrepit Earth is well realised, the paradise of Elysium is rather vague and the movie suffers from some glaring plot holes, ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Mooncake boxes that return to earth: Hong Kong caterer introduces biodegradable packaging

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 03:38am by Ernest Kao, VICTORIA ANN DUTHIE

    ... Ernest Kao and Victoria Ann Duthie Caterers are heeding calls to keep the environment in mind in their packaging of the delicacy. One has even introduced biodegradable boxes Mooncake boxes that return to earth On a warm autumn night each September, tens of thousands of people gather to gaze romantically at the moon- as a mountain of rubbish piles up. Tonnes of mooncake tins, plastic ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Friend of Boston bomb suspect pleads guilty to removing evidence

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 09:39pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Boston Boston suspect's friend admits removing evidence A college friend of alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has pleaded guilty to removing ... Tsarnaev's dorm room after realising his friend was suspected of carrying out the attack. "He made an error in judgment that he is paying for dearly," his lawyer Robert Stahl said after ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Third runway's sky-high emissions

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 05:28am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... a study has found. The emissions estimate from the study, commissioned by the Airport Authority, is higher than Friends of the Earth's estimate in November that the runway would cause up to 216 million tonnes of extra emissions in 50 years. But the estimated cost is far below Friends of the Earth's figure of between HK$200 billion and HK$630 billion. Activists have accused ...




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