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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Activist warns time running out for Hong Kong’s pink dolphins

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 11:39am by Silvio Carrillo

    ... locally – for over a decade, says the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge project, to be completed in 2016, will severely affect the city’s unique marine life. The ongoing underwater construction ... to discussing Hong Kong’s declining Chinese White Dolphin population. 

“Ultimately, you have to blame the Hong Kong government,” he said. 

 The 38-year-old Hong Kong biologist and director of the Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1309013/activist-warns-time-running-out-hong-kongs-pink-dolphins
  2. 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

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Ada Lee Threatened species seen far less than usual in area near future bridge to Macau, and WWF Hong Kong wants action from contractor Dolphin sightings drop near work site Recent sightings of the endangered Chinese white dolphin in Lantau waters near construction of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge have dwindled by as much as 60 per cent, the project ...

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

    Building in Lantau country parks a green option, Franklin Lam says

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:38am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... with further development at Tung Chung transforming it from the city's "little toe" to the "centre of the Pearl River Delta" when the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge opens ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1424680/building-lantau-country-parks-green-option-franklin-lam-says
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Polluted Pearl River Estuary is killing pink dolphins, research finds

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 03:13am by Ernest Kao

    ... it's the lack of action." He said expensive, high-profile research projects masked the real issues- construction of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge and the airport's proposed third ... construction of the bridge and declining dolphin populations, saying pollutants were the "smoking guns".   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1401693/dolphin-deaths-smoking-gun-found-estuary
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Lung Mei beach plan fought on ecological grounds

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... criticised. A court challenge in 2010 saw the environmental report into the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge project overturned on the grounds that it failed to meet the government's own standards. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1261735/lung-mei-beach-plan-fought-ecological-grounds
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Air quality 'not that bad' near Tuen Mun site

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... in Hong Kong waters because of public works including the Hong KongZhuhai-Macau Bridge. He said the number had been halved from 158 in 2003 to 78 in 2011 and "the figure is expected to drop ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1207183/air-quality-not-bad-near-tuen-mun-site
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    How to test the waters for dolphins

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge to see if you can still spot any dolphins." Hung said reclamation work at the crossing, involving more than 100 hectares, had driven the sea mammals away ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1196570/how-test-waters-dolphins
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Officials 'passing the buck' on fate of pink dolphins

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 12:00am by Hazel Knowles

    ... suggesting a substantial fall in the number of dolphins. Spokeswoman Janet Walker said the department was nitpicking when the real danger was the construction of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge ... Blaming boat tours for huge drop in numbers rather than bridge to Macau is disingenuous, says Dolphinwatch The government has been accused of trying to pass the buck by claiming that boat ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1265280/officials-passing-buck-fate-pink-dolphins
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong to burn first part of seized ivory stockpile in May ceremony

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 04:10am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com First ceremony next month; 'conservation celebrity' may be invited to oversee destruction Ivory set for high-profile burning Hong Kong has ... on conservation. "They want to send a clear message to the whole world that Hong Kong is very determined," he said. Hong Kong had been increasingly seen as a transport hub for ivory, despite ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1492362/hong-kong-burn-first-part-seized-ivory-stockpile-may-ceremony
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Algae that caused Hong Kong red tide could harm fish and humans that eat them

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 03:16am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... toxins. "Overseas studies showed that Prorocentrum minimum may produce toxins as reported elsewhere. However, no such reports or associated fish deaths have been recorded in Hong Kong," ... by Karenia digitata killed 80 per cent of the stock at Hong Kong fish farms. Over the past week, the working group reported three sightings of red tides in local waters. The first one was discovered ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1486206/algae-species-behind-red-tide-linked-toxic-fish

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