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  1. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Pacific fisheries body proposes cut in juvenile bluefin tuna catch

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 11:43pm by AP

    ... towards saving the endangered species. The Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission announced the decision yesterday following an annual meeting in Fukuoka in western Japan ... in half would reduce Japan's annual catch of juvenile bluefins to about 4,000 tonnes from next year, out of a fisheries-wide catch of 4,725 tonnes. ...

  2. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Japan to halve bluefin tuna catch in Northern Pacific

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 06:05am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japan to cut its catch of bluefin tuna Japan plans to slash by half the amount of juvenile bluefin tuna taken from the Northern Pacific starting next year, ... the majority of specimens now being caught. Last year, an international conference involving Japan agreed to cut each nation's quota for juvenile bluefin tuna this year by more than 15 per cent ...

  3. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    No toxic island of debris from Japan tsunami heading for US, agency says

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 05:53am by MCT

    ... Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has been doing some serious myth-busting after news reports claimed a massive island of debris from the 2011 Japan tsunami was headed for the west ... marine-debris blog read: "Here's the bottom line: there is no solid mass of debris from Japan heading to the United States." The post added that the debris was "spread out so much ...

  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Japan, South Korea concerned that China's smog will affect them

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 03:11am by Julian Ryall, Audrey Yoo

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo and Audrey Yoo South Korea and Japan are concerned that winds will carry smog cloud eastwards; both willing to help bring down pollution levels Neighbours worried by China's pollution South Korea and Japan have sounded the alarm about potentially hazardous air pollution from northern China, which is expected to worsen this winter. In South Korea, local media ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    New 'windless' air conditioner comes to Hong Kong... but it's not cheap

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:57am by Jessie Lau

    ... for family homes. It is already common in offices, homes for elderly people and indoor stadiums in Japan, he says. One of the first Hong Kong businesses to install the system is the Butterfly group ...

  6. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Japan looks west and holds its breath as Chinese pollution heads its way

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Pollution that has been choking the mainlandis heading our way, scientist in Tokyo warns The choking pollution that has shrouded large parts of the mainland is moving east to Japan ... micrograms per cubic metre today or tomorrow and cause smog in parts of western Japan such as Nagasaki. Dr Toshimasa Ohara, head of the National Institute of Environmental Studies' Centre ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - ENVIRONMENT

    Butterfly's amazing flight from Japan to Hong Kong

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

    ... 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 ... this one bore such writing. Checking information from elsewhere, they found it had been marked in Osaka, Japan, on October 10. In the 83 days since, it had flown an astonishing 2,500 kilometres- ...

  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China to build new hi-tech power network to help fight pollution

    Posted May 14th 2014, 11:44pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... China is putting it to use most aggressively. Similar grids- but on much smaller scales- are being tried in Russia and Japan. The central government decided to approve the hugely expensive ...

  9. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Sea Shepherd claims to have saved 750 whales from Japanese harpoons

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:06am by AFP

    ... Hammarstedt said. The group did not give details and Japan's fisheries agency was not available for comment. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Protection urged for home of rare fish

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 03:38am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... unsuccessful. Despite the population decline, the species- which can also be found in waters off the southern Chinese mainland, Taiwan, Japan and Korea- is still occasionally spotted in Port Shelter, ...




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