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  1. Water quality fears will mean a price hike for famous hairy crabs

    Posted Jul 21st 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Zhuang Pinghui and Celine Sun Authorities will cut the amount of space allocated to breeding the popular Yangcheng Lake hairy crab by 60 per cent this year, and probably down to zero by next year, in a bid to save the lake's water quality. Hairy crab ...

  2. Planting the seeds for a green future

    Posted Mar 10th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui Alocal green group is combining hiking and tree-planting to help raise environmental awareness among the public. The Tree Planting Challenge, which will be held on April 26, ... of tree-planting activities in Hong Kong, but most of them are for fun. FoE wanted to organise an activity which combines hiking and tree-planting to provide the public with a glimpse of what a real ...

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    UN climate report will not sway US deniers, experts says

    Posted Sep 21st 2013, 06:17pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... polls have shown that an increasing number of Americans believe climate change is real. According to a Pew research poll this spring, 69 per cent of Americans, a 12 point hike over 2009, believe ...

  4. Detours: World of ice

    Posted Oct 17th 2007, 12:00am by Mark Andrews

    ... The ice ranges in colour from a dirty black to pristine white and through to a mesmerising blue. You reach a much higher point if you go on a heli hike rather than starting a hike at the terminal ... since 1983. Heli hikes can be done by anyone with moderate fitness. My mother, in her early 60s, said she 'wouldn't have missed it for the world'. Heli hikes operate year round ...

  5. Developing Lantau a delicate task

    Posted Jan 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and fauna. The views of the South China Sea from its peaks and shores are stunning. Tranquil monasteries, small farming and fishing communities and fine hiking trails boost its attractiveness. Despite these assets, the government has had a haphazard approach to developing tourism. The potential afforded by beaches, wetlands and hiking and camping remains largely untapped. Instead, ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How green buildings can help lower price of electricity

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by YEUNG MAN-YAU, WILLIAM CHUNG

    ... for Hong Kong. If we miss this chance to review our electricity market and include a green building strategy, in the future, Hong Kong people will continue to face electricity tariff hikes ...

  7. Hikers join critics of Sai Kung wind farm

    Posted Jun 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... come to see Hong Kong's natural beauty might be disappointed if the landscape was contaminated by development. 'I was always puzzled over why they come to Hong Kong to hike rather than Europe or America. Some Japanese visitors later told me that hiking in Sai Kung was a unique experience as they could enjoy both the green hills and scenic sea views at the same ...

  8. Action time

    Posted Jun 05th 2009, 12:00am by Elizabeth Turner

    ... Elizabeth Turner Events are taking place around the world today to mark World Environment Day. In Hong Kong, organised activities will include a hike organised by Clear the Air, which ... on July 1, starting with a hike around Tai Tam Harbour and Tam Tuk Reservoir and end with a march from Victoria Park to Central. Rachel Pang, vice-chairman of Clear the Air, said pressuring ...

  9. Striking a balance

    Posted Mar 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... works in the harbour- corals are returning for the first time in over a decade? Do its members ever hike in the beautiful country parks which make up two-thirds of Hong Kong? We should be proud ...

  10. Government determined to ruin beauty of our country trails

    Posted Feb 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... enjoyable hike or run- a break from the concrete jungle they live and work in. For environmentalists it is an absolute disgrace. For economists it is a total misallocation of resources. ... areas of natural beauty is a total insult to the intelligence of the Hong Kong public. In several cases, government action has exacerbated erosion and created a less safe hiking environment. ...




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