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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - FEATURE

    Ganga management

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... putrescent corpses that belong to families who are perhaps too poor to buy sufficient quantities of wood for a thorough job and the ash of bodies that have been more successfully incinerated ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    So near, yet so feared: a friend in need

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am by cecilie gamst berg

    ... Cecilie Gamst Berg Cecilie Gamst Berg A friend in need Horrible shocks are seldom solitary. First I heard that the people wanting to build the Shek Kwu Chau (pronounced "sek gu chau") 1970s-technology waste incinerator right outside my window had been given the go-ahead to seek funding. I immediately went to Tung Chung to drown my sorrows (and offset future cancer) ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - Asian megacities part II

    Megacities of Asia Part II: Perils of the concrete jungle

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:51pm

    ... power is through small-scale incineration, and this has been quite successful in Japan, Korea and Singapore, with relatively little pollution going into the local environment. You can also use ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Crush course: How Hong Kong's schoolchildren are pushing for seized ivory destruction

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 10:28pm

    ... the Philippine government crushed and burnt its five-tonne stockpile of confiscated ivory; and since 1992, three elephant range states in Africa – Zambia, Kenya and Gabon – have destroyed by incineration ... an incentive for poaching. One aspect of the stockpile crush in the US troubles some wildlife groups, however. The USFWS, which organised the Denver crush, stopped short of incineration, ostensibly out ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Families packing up and leaving Hong Kong over pollution life expectancy fears

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 11:08pm by ANGHARD HAMPSHIRE

    ... particularly in diesel vehicles and power plants- construction, incineration and, in nature, the sea. Often, the particulate matter is small bits of unburnt or partially burnt carbon attached ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: grave consequences

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... she reiterated her wish to be incinerated after her death, and was subsequently cremated on a Pok Fu Lam hillside. Sharp's pyre could be clearly seen from the coastline, and a number ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Laying waste

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and NGOs [to achieve this] but it is idealistic to say recycling will solve the problem. We need infrastructure, too.” By infrastructure, Chan means the controversial incinerator plant ... 1,000 excuses. It’s so much easier just to talk about recycling,” says Chan. Even if the incinerator does get built, its capacity would be only 3,000 tonnes per day, hardly enough to cope ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    A great waste

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by NEW SCIENTIST

    ... this can eliminate more than 90 per cent of the health risks, says Dennis Wichelns, principal economist at IWMI. Incinerating the waste destroys all pathogens and parasites, but it reduces ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Taken for a ride

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by LYNNE O'DONNELL

    ... they were allowed to starve to death and the carcasses were incinerated. An agriculture department official told me at the time that permission had been refused because the Caspian was a native ...



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