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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Ban all ivory sales, conservation groups urge government

    Posted May 14th 2014, 04:00am by DANNY LEE

    ... Administrative Region," said the letter signed by Hong Kong for Elephants co-founder Alex Hofford and actress Sharon Kwok Sau-wan. Since a 1989 worldwide ban on the international trade in ivory, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1511458/ban-all-ivory-sales-conservation-groups-urge-government
  2. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Dutch police halt Greenpeace bid to block Russian oil shipment from Arctic

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 01:23am by VARIOUS

    ... was able to dock safely, activists painted "No Arctic Oil" in white letters on its hull, and Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior blocked its passage, flying the same slogan on a banner ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1502131/dutch-police-halt-greenpeace-bid-block-russian-oil-shipment-arctic
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Toxic air fears over PLA warships moored in Victoria Harbour

    Posted May 01st 2014, 04:21am by Ernest Kao

    ... Despite thousands of letters of objection, the government secured approval from the Town Planning Board in February to rezone the dock area of 0.3 hectares from open space to military use, ending ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1501144/pla-dock-plan-stokes-concern-over-pollution
  4. 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
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Walkout chaos at council over Tuen Mun dump extension plan

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 02:15pm by Tanna Chong, SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... yesterday to protest against an extension. They gave Wong 2,500 letters opposing the expansion and supporting the use of new technology to build the incinerator. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1496636/walkout-chaos-council-over-tuen-mun-dump-extension-plan
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

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

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

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Balloon to ascend to highest-ever altitude above city to test for pollutants and greenhouse gases Pollution probe set to soar up, up and away 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1282661/balloon-borne-pollution-probe-set-soar-and-away
  10. 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

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