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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hongkongers urged to choose 'reusable coffin' to help save the planet

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:54am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Non-profit group says its casket can help those dying to save the planet to preserve our forests Reusable coffins: a greener way to go Green-minded Hongkongers are being offered the chance to help the planet from beyond the grave by choosing the city's first "reusable coffin". Used once a day, a recyclable coffin would save 48 ...

  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China to build ‘world’s largest’ smog chamber to solve pollution puzzle

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 04:36pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... that the entire academy had been instructed by the State Council to urgently deal with the smog and make a "historic contribution" to the war on air pollution. The scientists, coming from ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    New plan to develop wetlands fails to win over Hong Kong planners

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 03:47am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... not follow guidelines for development in the Deep Bay wetlands. Opponents say the area is one of the city's last remaining wetlands and must be preserved. The developers say leaving the site ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Building in Lantau country parks a green option, Franklin Lam says

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:38am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... precedent". "Hongkongers chose to preserve these two large areas of pristine mountains as the city's back garden," said Wu. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Future of Hong Kong’s fishermen in doubt as industry declines

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 06:41pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... people were historically stigmatised by Chinese society. “They lived separately for many years. The people on the land refused to marry their daughters to them. There was a cultural and social ... three generations until 1980. “It is very important to preserve what we have. “Normal people and the government do not pay much attention to what fishermen contributed to the Hong Kong story. ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - ENVIRONMENT

    Book review: Clearer Skies Over China, edited by Chris Nielsen and Mun S. Ho

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 05:19pm by David Wilson

    ... greater historical responsibility for the atmosphere loading of greenhouse gases (GHGs) that drive global climate change: the US has emitted far more than China in cumulative terms, and many ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Rare fish wins home in NT development - but 770 flats have to go

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 09:37pm by Cheung Chi-fai and Johnny Tam

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Johnny Tam Plan to preserve rose bitterling habitat means the HK$120 billion project can go ahead, minus a few blocks of units in New Territories Rare fish costs 770 flats in new town About 770 planned new flats will be sacrificed to preserve the habitat of a tiny, rare fish found at the site of the planned dual new town development in the northeast New ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    New country parks boss signs up to protect 'every inch' of parkland

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong and Stuart Lau

    ... Meanwhile, a little-known study has come to light showing many Hongkongers were willing to pay HK$100 a year to maintain and preserve country parks. The University of Hong Kong questioned 613 people ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    WWF in plea over border zone habitat

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by Candy Chan

    ... Candy Chan Candy.chan@scmp.com Hoo Hok Wai is a conservation area but activists fear that it could be wrecked by development WWF in plea over border zone habitat Conservation group WWF has raised concerns over the preservation of natural habitat on land that was previously part of the restricted border zone between Hong Kong and the mainland. An entry restriction was lifted and 710 ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Activist warns time running out for Hong Kong’s pink dolphins

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 11:39am by Silvio Carrillo

    ... Kong Dolphin Conservation Society is leading a grassroots campaign to preserve Hong Kong’s dolphin population. Hung, who has been advocating the cause of the pink dolphin - as they are known ...




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