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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Contest invites designs for new Kai Tak river

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 06:02am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Everyone invited to design Kai Tak River Hongkongers could help decide what the Kai Tak River will look like, courtesy of a design competition launched ... from East Kowloon, is to be turned into a green river corridor as part of the government's Kai Tak Development project. Architect Ivan Ho Man-yiu, an adviser to the department, said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580911/contest-invites-designs-new-kai-tak-river
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Developers pledge less wasteful gift hamper packaging … next year

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 04:56am by Ernest Kao, CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... this year. Five-star Royal Plaza Hotel in Mong Kok, owned by Sun Hung Kai Properties, sent out a selection of fruit, sweets and mooncakes in a felt bag. But two-thirds of that bag was taken up ... and was wrapped in another layer of plastic. A spokeswoman for Sun Hung Kai apologised for the excessive packaging and said the hotel on Friday began collecting back the styrofoam bricks for recycling. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1586856/developers-pledge-less-wasteful-gift-hamper-packaging-next-year
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Pollute thy neighbour: no rules in Pearl River Delta

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:12am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... reserve. The numerous construction projects leave the endangered dolphins with no place of refuge in their natural habitat, said Dr Samuel Hung Ka-yiu, chairman of the Dolphin Conservation Society. Chinese white dolphins can no longer swim south to escape from the construction frenzy in the northern part of the delta, Hung said, what with big projects like the Hong Kong-ZhuhaiMacau Bridge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588889/pollute-thy-neighbour-no-rules-pearl-river-delta
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Runway plan set to get OK from green advisers

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 03:41am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... will cover a period before and during construction and include efforts to protect the endangered Chinese white dolphin that may extend across the border, the advisers say. One, Dr Hung Wing-tat, said ... [action] in a comprehensive and positive manger," said Hung, vice-chairman of the Advisory Council on the Environment's impact assessment subcommittee. "But we are not completely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1584096/runway-plan-set-get-ok-green-advisers
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Two new marine parks pledged for Lantau amid third runway hearings

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:03am by Ernest Kao

    ... to enhance protection for the endangered dolphin and finless porpoise. But Dolphin Conservation Society chairman Dr Samuel Hung Ka-yiu suspected the move was made by the government to take pressure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1583167/government-accused-marine-park-pledge-take-pressure-bid-third-runway
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Shark sighting closes Lamma beaches for 24 hours

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 03:45pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Spadenose shark found by swimmer at Hung Shing Yeh beach, prompting warnings for swimmers to stay out of the water Lamma beaches open after death of baby ... and are not a threat to humans. A member of the species was spotted by a swimmer at Hung Shing Yeh Beach at about noon on Friday. Marine police and the Government Flying Service checked for other sharks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1574904/shark-sightings-prompt-shutdown-beaches-lamma-island
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Soft coral found living in Victoria Harbour points to cleaner water

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:56am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... the coastline. The soft corals were found by Diaoyu Island activists last week in what they described as a trial outing aboard their fishing vessel the Kai Fung No 2, which took protesters ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575619/diaoyu-boat-sticks-fishing-unexpected-result
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Airport's dolphin experts told 'show evidence development won't drive creatures away'

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:26am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... conservationist says. Dr Samuel Hung Ka-yiu, Dolphin Conservation Society chairman, issued the challenge after two overseas consultants said last month that dolphins displaced by the project might return. The consultants were just "guessing blindly without any supporting facts", Hung said. He also accused one of them, Thomas Jefferson, of misleading the public when he claimed dolphin numbers fell ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1545116/airports-dolphin-experts-told-show-us-your-evidence
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Victoria Harbour 'clean enough' without HK$30b sewage treatment upgrade

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:58am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... and the upgrade] are different things. Are you taking this opportunity to declare the scheme dead?" asked Dr Hung Wing-tat, a member of the council. Officials denied dropping the upgrade. "It ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557126/victoria-harbour-clean-enough-without-hk30b-sewage-treatment-upgrade
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Dolphins offered a 'phoney' deal over Hong Kong airport's third runway

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:43am by Ernest Kao

    ... north of Chek Lap Kok would be at direct risk from reclamation work, it said. Society chairman Dr Samuel Hung Ka-yiu said the reclamation area was a major travelling corridor for dolphins ... lanes used by high-speed vessels, Hung added. The report is set to propose the merging of the Sha Chau marine park with a new one east of the runway after its completion in 2023 but the society ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1536420/dolphins-offered-phoney-deal-over-hong-kong-airports-third-runway

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