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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Occupy Central protesters face health risk as pollution alert raised in city

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 03:46am by Olga Wong and Chris Lau

    ... pollution from the Pearl River Delta. The department said: "The weather on the coast of Guangdong and the Pearl River Delta, including Hong Kong, is fine and hot. The wind is light ... the mainland to Hong Kong in the winter season," she said. The ozone level recorded in Causeway Bay at 6pm yesterday was about 160 micrograms per cubic metre of air, more than double the 63mcg ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1604875/occupy-central-protesters-face-health-risk-pollution-alert-raised
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    'Three Earths needed' if the world lived like Hong Kong, WWF warns

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:33am by Ernest Kao

    ... 'Three earths needed' if the world lived like Hong Kong Hong Kong's "ecological deficit"- the difference between the resources it uses and its capacity to generate them- has ... by the international conservation group. If everyone in the world lived and consumed like Hongkongers, three Planet Earths would be needed to sustain their lifestyles, WWF said. WWF-Hong Kong warned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1620829/three-earths-needed-if-world-lived-hong-kong
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    US architect's recycling centre plan may help solve Hong Kong's waste woes

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 06:37am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... into multistorey recycling and community centres. Thomas Schmidt, a founding member of the American Institute of Architects Hong Kong, has drawn up a conceptual plan of a low-rise complex that could serve ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1620082/us-architects-recycling-centre-plan-may-help-solve-hong-kongs-waste
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Worst smog of the year prompts Hong Kong government health warning

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:03am by Ernest Kao

    ... five times the maximum safe level set the by World Health Organisation. Ozone concentration hit 269, against a WHO maximum eight-hour mean level of 100. Watch: How to deal with Hong Kong ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Low pressure system sends pollution levels rocketing across the city on the worst day of the year so far for air quality Smog prompts health warnings Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1528149/hong-kongs-choking-smog-prompts-government-health-warning
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hazardous level of trace metals in Hong Kong’s air as scientists warn of health crisis

    Posted May 30th 2014, 11:40pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... and are the most dangerous to human health. Several teams of scientists have studied smog in China- including Hong Kong- and at least two detected heavy concentrations of trace metals. Excessive amounts ... damage your health." He said most of the PM2.5 pollution in Hong Kong could have come from power plants and factories in the Pearl River Delta. "As long as you have a large number ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1522257/hazardous-level-trace-metals-chinas-air-warn-scientists
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong issues dire warning on landfills amid protests by residents

    Posted May 26th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... in trash, official warns Follow @SCMP_News Hong Kong would be swamped with rubbish if its three landfills were not expanded, the environment chief warned yesterday, as Tseung Kwan O residents took ... a planned incinerator, tied up in a legal challenge, can be built. Environment minister Wong Kam-sing said Hong Kong would be "surrounded by rubbish" if the HK$8.9 billion expansion, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1246229/city-could-drown-trash-environment-minister-warns
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong joins world study on health impact of air pollution

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 10:40am by LO WEI

    ... in global project Hong Kong will be one of about 10 international financial centres taking part in a clean air and health initiative to be launched by the World Health Organisation later this year. ... air pollution and look to formulate models based on different approaches. It will also track changes in policy and their impact on air quality and public health. Dora visited Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1475627/hong-kong-joins-world-study-health-impact-air-pollution
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hoi Ha villagers angry over unauthorised camping

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 05:31am by Ernest Kao

    ... facilities," said Nicola Newbery, chairwoman of concern group Friends of Hoi Ha. "There is no excuse for people camping in the wild and posing such a health risk in this environmentally sensitive ... the site and "no camping or related activity was observed". "We would refer environmental hygiene issues to the relevant government departments if the situation warranted it," ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1610184/hoi-ha-villagers-angry-over-unauthorised-camping
  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Orange pollution alert raised as Beijing smog reaches 'hazardous' levels

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 02:50pm by Li Jing and Nectar Gan

    ... Li Jing and Nectar Gan Pollution level at the highest – “hazardous” – level meaning air quality is a health threat to the entire population as roads are closed and schools told to limit ... conditions. Levels of PM2.5 particles- which lodge deep inside the lungs and are the most dangerous to human health- were recorded at 455 micrograms per cubic metre, 18 times the World Health ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1612822/orange-pollution-alert-raised-beijing-smog-reaches-hazardous-levels
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Mooncake boxes that return to earth: Hong Kong caterer introduces biodegradable packaging

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 03:38am by Ernest Kao, VICTORIA ANN DUTHIE

    ... wrappers, paper lanterns, candle residue and discarded glow sticks are among the debris discarded by revellers during one of Hong Kong's most popular festivals. Much of the debris dumped during the Mid-Autumn Festival, such as metal mooncake packaging, isn't biodegradable and masses in landfills, adding to Hong Kong's notorious waste problem. But some mooncake makers, heeding ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1564365/mooncake-boxes-return-earth-hong-kong-caterer-introduces

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