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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - ENVIRONMENT

    Butterfly's amazing flight from Japan to Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by Martin Williams

    ... Again, no one knows. Martin Williams is a Hong Kong-based writer specialising in conservation and the environment, with a PhD in physical chemistry from Cambridge University ... Martin Williams Discovery of butterfly that flew 2,500km from Japan to Hong Kong makes scientists reconsider the migratory prowess of local species Light shed on mystery of butterfly ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong pioneers new air purification technology

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 01:47pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo A new air purification technology – which can dramatically improve in-door air quality – has been developed in Hong Kong by a senior engineering lecturer at City University. Dr Oscar Hui Kwan-san said in a press release on Thursday that the latest purification technology was a major step towards developing a new generation of home-use air cleaners. Hui, who helped ...

  3. This technology deserves an airing

    Posted Sep 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... into roadside monitors of air pollution in Hong Kong. The sensors were originally used to detect explosives by looking for the volatile molecules that were emitted. The scientists have re-engineered ... Necessity is said to be the mother of invention. But it's just as accurate to give this honour to the US military. Over the years, it has come up with world-changing technologies ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Technology breakthrough will change way we see the world

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... that washed up on Hong Kong's shores after Severe Typhoon Vicente last month. Huang believes the technology could be used to halt the spread of illegal structures in the city as well as predict ... University scientist has developed a new satellite-imaging technology that he says will allow people to track even the smallest changes in their environment, such as the proliferation of illegal ...

  5. Marine research at Hoi Ha Wan put in doubt by City University

    Posted Jul 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... or even recognise coral fish. The 30-square-metre Hoi Ha facility in the northeastern New Territories has been jointly operated with WWF Hong Kong under a five-year agreement since 2003. The university has notified the WWF that it will not renew the lease of the Marine Science and Engineering Laboratory. The lease expired at the end of June. The lease has been estimated at about ...

  6. 'Science fiction' waste solution a real option

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kong-based writer specialising in conservation and the environment, with a PhD in physical chemistry from Cambridge University 13,000 Approximate tonnage of waste Hong Kong dumps each day ... to building the incinerator at Shek Kwu Chau. Is this true? Can Hong Kong find no better way of dealing with waste than shipping it to a beautiful coastal area and setting fire to it? There's ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong's first electric coach is faster, lighter

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... vehicles, and can travel 250 to 300 kilometres on a three-hour charge. Chinese University, the Science and Technology Parks and Caritas have joined the test programme. Lancaster gave no timetable ... CLP, which introduced Hong Kong's first electric coach yesterday, says it plans eventually to replace all its staff shuttle buses with the non-polluting vehicles. Mainly for staff ...

  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Guangdong coastal water quality is declining, with worst areas around Hong Kong

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Professor Ho Kin-chung, dean of the school of science and technology at The Open University of Hong Kong, said offshore water quality in Hong Kong's western and southern waters had worsened due ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou mimi.lau@scmp.com Official report from Guangdong says Hong Kong taking much of the brunt of deteriorating conditions Coastal water quality declining Pollution ...

  9. Universities update courses to meet need

    Posted Jul 12th 2008, 12:00am by Jacqueline Tsang

    ... and technology is tailor-made to deal with Hong Kong's environmental situation. Paul Shin, associate professor and course leader, said: 'Students taking the programme may select a special ... Jacqueline Tsang Growing environmental awareness in Hong Kong and the push for a greener city have led to an increased demand for qualified professionals working in the sector, and local ...

  10. Using technology to stay in step with the environment

    Posted Nov 28th 2007, 12:00am by May George

    ... technology, the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation also sponsors events to promote environmental technology,' he said. This included a solar car competition this month, which saw ... A fascinating real-life experiment is taking place in a park which stretches across 22 hectares of the New Territories, writes May George Part of the mandate when the Hong Kong Science ...




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