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  1. Lifestyle - Books - ENVIRONMENT

    Book review: Trees in Paradise, by Jared Farmer

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 03:44pm by NYT

    ... of redwoods- the giant sequoia and the coast redwood. After the Gold Rush and the completion of the transcontinental railroad, California's population exploded and demand for resources expanded ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1412457/book-review-trees-paradise-jared-farmer
  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Emerging nations dumping more e-waste than West, report says

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 03:29pm by Reuters

    ... of gold, 250kg of silver, 9kg of palladium and more than nine tonnes of copper. Yesterday's report also showed that the average person on the planet produced 7kg of electronic waste every ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1381199/emerging-nations-dumping-more-e-waste-west-report-says
  3. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    140 countries sign treaty to control the effects of mercury poisoning

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... and small-scale gold mining, which threatens the health of miners including child labourers in developing countries. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1328805/140-countries-sign-treaty-control-effects-mercury-poisoning
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Qantas puts total ban on all shark fin

    Posted Jun 27th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... shark fin arriving by air, said he hoped other airlines would also ban carriage of the fins. "These airlines hold the new gold standard," he said. "The truth is that shark finning ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1269646/qantas-puts-total-ban-all-shark-fin
  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Hunan villagers refuse to drink tap water deemed 'safe'

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 03:17pm by Ernest Kao

    ... river is being polluted by a gold mine upstream. “We do not use any tap water for consumption. Everybody says the groundwater is polluted,” said a teahouse-owner surnamed Lu. Her kitchen ... small industrial businesses have been shut down and only one gold mine is still in operation. But they have met all pollution and emissions standards,” said Wu. He Peiyu, of the Chinese Academy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1193667/hunan-villagers-refuse-drink-tap-water-deemed-safe
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Complaints after tree branches hacked off

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... that both the landlord, offshore company Brilliant Gold Development, and the contractor it hired to prune the tree will escape penalties. That is because of a legal loophole- the old lease ... "From my inspections, this tree was previously healthy, in good form and firmly attached to the retaining wall in a secure and safe manner," Moore wrote. Brilliant Gold Development, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1188651/complaints-after-tree-branches-hacked
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Designer Hoyan Ip's handbags made from doggy bags

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... and other discarded food, the gold block and coin ornaments are environmentally friendly in another way, as they are also biodegradable. This means they can be buried in the garden and will decay, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1129614/designer-hoyan-ips-handbags-made-doggy-bags
  8. ENVIRONMENT

    Green buildings on the rise in Persian Gulf states

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 04:11pm by Associated Press in Doha

    ... the challenges Qatar faced when it set out to design an exposition centre that met LEED’s Gold certification. With few green construction materials at home, it went as far as Belgium and South Korea ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1068001/green-buildings-rise-persian-gulf-states

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