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  1. Nature's way of measuring air quality

    Posted Dec 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The presence of the lichens, moss and fungi that creep over rocks, trees and pathways of the Old Peak Road are a reassurance to anyone concerned about air quality. Despite their association with damp and dark places, these plant forms are an excellent barometer of the quality of air and play their own part in keeping the air clean. Lichens and moss absorb water and minerals ...

  2. Harvest ban on delicacy fails to stop sale in HK

    Posted Jan 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Removal of fat choi moss is illegal on mainland, but big profits draw traders A moss banned for sale on the mainland is still sold as a Lunar New Year's delicacy in Hong Kong markets, even though its harvest is causing erosion and the expansion of deserts on the mainland. In Cantonese, the name of the moss species fat choi sounds like the phrase ...

  3. The Story of Earth: The First 4.5 Billion Years, From Stardust to Living Planet

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... system capable of undergoing Darwinian evolution,' Hazen quotes scientist Gerald Joyce. Put very simply, molecules follow the law of evolution and try to survive their environment like ...

  4. fabric of society

    Posted Sep 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... been designed by fashion icons- including models Kate Moss and Jade Jagger and actress Gwyneth Paltrow- to drum-up support for former United States vice-president Al Gore's The Climate ...

  5. T-shirt winner has the measure on wrasse

    Posted May 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... endangered reef fish, shark's fin and black moss, several years ago.' ...

  6. Shotcreting of slopes acceptable if vegetation is also used

    Posted Jan 11th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... quickly. In a short time, vegetation sprouts, mosses flourish, leaf mould covers and the cement weathers. Then, shotcrete blends into the natural environment far better than nylon matting ...

  7. Float with the Sea Hearts

    Posted Sep 08th 2010, 12:00am by Diane Anderson

    ... for constipation, snake bites and stomach complaints. In Norway and Northern Europe the shells of the seeds were used for snuff boxes, match boxes and lockets. Gerald Sullivan of Texas runs a competition ...

  8. Call for regulatory control of heavy metals in batteries

    Posted Oct 16th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... the vice-chairman of the council's publicity and community relations committee, Ron Hui Shu-yuen, said. 'But if people see moss-like, greenish substances on the batteries, it is an indication ...

  9. Eco-tech tricks

    Posted Mar 06th 2009, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... photo-catalyst, it can keep itself clean for years. The photo catalyst decomposes organic pollutants such as mould, fungus and moss. Inorganic substances such as dirt are washed away by rain. ...

  10. A concise guide to prehistory

    Posted Jun 18th 2005, 12:00am by Jolene Otremba

    ... and the central region was largely desert. Plants were drab and grass did not exist; ferns and mosses covered the ground instead. The earth had undergone a phase of extinction and over 90 per cent ...




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