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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Ban shark fin imports, Philippine Airlines urged after 'illegal' shipment found in Sheung Wan

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 07:06pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Open letter signed by more than 100 groups and individuals says airline breaching its commitment to sustainable development by continuing to transport ... what it described as a “suspected illegal” shipment in Sheung Wan. About 100 groups and individuals have given their support to an open letter sent to senior executives of the airline, urging ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1486043/philippine-airlines-urged-halt-shark-fin-cargo-after-65-tonne
  2. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Ex-Obama official Marcia McNutt backs Keystone oil pipeline

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 10:23pm by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post Former head of US Geological Survey supports Keystone XL project to transport crude from Canada's highly polluting oil sands through US Ex-Obama official endorses pipeline The former head of the US Geological Survey (USGS), now editor-in-chief of Science magazine, has endorsed building a pipeline to transport crude oil from Canada's oil sands ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1432789/ex-obama-official-marcia-mcnutt-backs-keystone-oil-pipeline
  3. 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

    ... is welcome. In the introduction the editors of Clearer Skies Over China, Harvard scientists Chris Nielsen and Mun Ho, take the long view. "Other nations further along the development path bear ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1386671/book-review-clearer-skies-over-china-edited-chris-nielsen-and-mun-s
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Sai Kung villagers begin petition ahead of Legco vote on country park

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 04:33am by Ernest Kao

    ... Sai Wan from Sai Kung East Country Park. More than 4,000 letters of support for the proposal, from villagers across the New Territories, will also be handed to the Legislative Council. Sai Wan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1371278/sai-kung-villagers-begin-petition-ahead-legco-vote-country-park
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Shark fin imports to Hong Kong tumble after airlines refuse to carry them

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... A letter-writing campaign by a coalition of environmentalists, including representatives from Greenpeace, Sea Shepherd and the Humane Society International, has led to airlines including Qantas and Air New ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1305878/shark-fin-imports-hong-kong-tumble-after-airlines-refuse-carry-them
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Second landfill leakage stokes talk of cover-up

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 09:42pm by Olga Wong

    ... affair." Another resident, To Sik-yu, presented a letter the department sent to him in July 2011 after he lodged a complaint. The department wrote that the impermeable layer at the base ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1300430/environmental-authorities-draw-fire-over-ta-kwu-ling-landfill-leak
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Balloon-borne pollution probe set to soar up, up and away

    Posted Jul 15th 2013, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... Balloon to ascend to highest-ever altitude above city to test for pollutants and greenhouse gases Local hobby scientists are looking to measure atmospheric pollution up to 30 kilometres above Hong Kong by sending up probes attached to a helium balloon. It's a project designed to show people that science doesn't take place only in laboratories. "It's so ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1282661/balloon-borne-pollution-probe-set-soar-and-away
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Dolphin sightings dip near work site for bridge to Macau

    Posted Aug 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi-fai and Ada Lee

    ... what its limit is. But in a letter submitted in May to contractor China State Construction Engineering, its environmental team said exceeding the limit meant at least 60 per cent below ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1298408/dolphin-sightings-dip-near-work-site-bridge-macau
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Victoria Park to shrink as traffic flow trumps trees

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

    ... the department said, responding to a letter of complaint that was copied to the Post . Paul Zimmerman, a member of the now defunct Harbourfront Enhancement Committee, said he could not recall discussions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1295981/victoria-park-shrink-traffic-flow-trumps-trees
  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Tycoons join activists in call to scrap limit on lawsuits against polluters

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... have joined the opposition. In an open letter to the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, they propose that all legally registered environmental organisations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1296565/tycoons-join-activists-call-scrap-limit-lawsuits-against-polluters

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