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  1. News - World - ITALY

    Italy's hunting season opens with 46 shooting accidents

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Rome

    ... and Italy's ageing hunters. The number of hunters has declined to about 700,000 from two million three decades ago, with most aged 65 to 78, farming association Coldiretti says. The head of animal ...

  2. HK waste crisis going Italy's way

    Posted Mar 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Hong Kong will face a waste crisis similar to the one in Naples, Italy, if it does not start to plan now for waste incineration, Secretary for the Environment Edward Yau Tang-wah warned yesterday. In response to criticism from green groups on waste reduction, Mr Yau said Hong Kong needed a multi-pronged approach in dealing with waste problems, since no single ...

  3. Our rivers need greater protection

    Posted Jan 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Conservationists describe the illegal damming of a natural stream in Tai Po, apparently to provide road access to a development project that has not even been approved, as the worst case of eco-vandalism since the Tung Chung stream incident more than four ...

  4. Lawyer in bid to save coastal forest from development

    Posted Aug 21st 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Rezoning request sets precedent for citizens to protect environment A lawyer and his family have submitted a rezoning request to the Town Planning Board to protect 100 hectares of forest at Tai Po Kau from development. Ruy Barretto SC described ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    European view of waste burners inspires local lawmakers

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... no complaints or lawsuits because people know these facilities have good performances". We even import waste from the United Kingdom and Italy to be incinerated. There are no objections as they are all well-run facilities "We even import waste from the United Kingdom and Italy to be incinerated. There are no objections as they are all well-run facilities," he said. There are 12 ...

  6. News - World - ENERGY

    World Bank urges end to polluting gas flaring

    Posted Oct 26th 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian Practice among oil giants contributes as much to climate change as a major economy like Italy World Bank urges end to polluting gas flaring Gas flaring by oil and gas drillers contributes as much to climate change as the entire economy of Italy, according to data released by the World Bank, which called for an end to the practice. While flaring to burn off excess gas ...

  7. New Mai Po resident leads exciting experiment

    Posted Jul 04th 2006, 12:00am by Lauren Crothers

    ... Lauren Crothers The latest addition to the staff at Mai Po Nature Reserve Centre spends her days eating and swimming, and is assisting in an ecological experiment that could change the way the wetlands are managed. The as-yet unnamed four-year-old water b ...

  8. Fast facts

    Posted Mar 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... France, United States, Russia and Italy ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology

    How green is your footprint?

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... on the mainland and in Italy leave different carbon trails due to the difference in techniques adopted by manufacturers and transportation involved in exporting them to Hong Kong. The labels can help ...

  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese drive to create vast vineyards spark concern

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... said that in Sichuan and Shaanxi there were indeed some small areas that resemble the Rhone river valley in France and Tuscany in Italy, where the days are warm and nights are cool, with dry ...




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