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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ENVIRONMENT

    Environmentalist calls for help building online database of Hong Kong's wildlife

    Posted May 27th 2014, 09:50am by AUDREY SZE

    ... Audrey Sze audrey.sze@scmp.com Fascinated by Hong Kong's natural treasures, photographer Laurel Chor is building a database of local wildlife and wants the public to join in the quest ... appreciation of the wealth of flora and fauna found in a city largely viewed as a concrete jungle. Chor discovered that Hong Kong was one of the last havens for endangered species ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Freshly mown vs moans and groans

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... said 28-year-old rugby player Chris Brightwell, who is in town for this week's HKFC Tens. Brightwell, who has been playing rugby and training on natural grass since he was five, is a member of the UK-based Penguins team and was training on artificial turf in Happy Valley on Monday. He said fake grass caused friction which slowed players down. "My feet also get hotter ...

  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing chemical plants and factories shut to try to curb air pollution

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... was harming Beijing's image, YouTube founder Steve Chen complained in his microblog: "I like Shanghai and Hong Kong more, and I wish to move my Beijing team out." The pollution ... a surge in the use of coal for central heating A deputy director of the municipal economy and information technology commission, Li Hong, said 58 construction sites, metal refineries and chemical ...

  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Sinopec closes three petroleum plants after pollution exposed on state TV

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... the livelihood of local people?" CCTV reported that Zhanjiang Dongxing Refinery, a subsidiary of Hong Kong-listed China Petroleum & Chemical- Sinopec- dumped toxic sewage in rainwater drains ... [violation]. And no one supervised [the companies] and asked them to correct [their wrongdoings] even though it was crystal clear that their pollution emissions were beyond national standards. ...



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