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  1. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Rising carbon dioxide in oceans makes fish lose fear of predators, scientists say

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 10:03pm by GDN

    ... joint Australian and US research has found. A study by the Australian Institute of Marine Science (Aims), James Cook University and the Georgia Institute of Technology found the behaviour ... altered, meaning the smell of predators became alluring. "What we have now also found in our study of fish behaviour in this environment is that the fish become bolder and they venture further ...

  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Lanzhou to build second water supply after benzene scare

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 11:55am by MANDY ZUO

    ... provincial capital without a second water source, Xinhua quoted Wang Ning, spokesman of the city’s newly convened emergency response team as saying. The main supplier is Veolia Water, a joint venture ...

  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Water supplies return to Lanzhou after benzene spill, but residents are wary

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 04:00pm by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... family uses bottled water for washing and brushing teeth. The water supply firm, a joint venture of the Lanzhou government and Veolia Water of France, started replacing a corroded pipe on Sunday. ...

  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Gansu tap water contamination blamed on oil pipeline leak

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 06:56pm by Minnie Chan

    ... limits. The sole water supplier for the city's downtown is Veolia Water, a Sino-French joint venture. Residents queued to buy boxes of bottled water or brought buckets, bottles and even tea ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ENVIRONMENT

    Environmentalist calls for help building online database of Hong Kong's wildlife

    Posted May 27th 2014, 09:50am by AUDREY SZE

    ... per cent of the city is green- and document what they see. Her venture got a jumpstart from the National Geographic Society through its Young Explorers Grant, which supports innovative ...

  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China's 'eco-cities' struggle for traction

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:37pm by GDN

    ... and sometimes ill. Then he heard about the Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-city. According to its marketing literature, the 246.92 billion yuan (HK$310 billion) development, a joint venture between ... joint, a coffee shop, a Japanese restaurant advertising "suisi"- were padlocked. The city's first food market opened in November, but its supplies were limited to a few ...

  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing still among China's most competitive cities despite smog, report says

    Posted May 10th 2014, 04:13am by Zhang Hong

    ... of several Chinese cities, including Beijing, Tianjin and Shijiazhuang, capital of Hebei province. The annual ranking of urban competitiveness is jointly released by the Chinese Academy of Social ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Transform Des Voeux Road into pedestrian-tram green zone, planners urge

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 04:17am by FANNY FUNG

    ... to the government. The vision was laid out in a joint study by the institute, City University, the Civic Exchange think tank and the MVA Hong Kong transport and planning consultancy firm. Under their plan, ...

  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    'Toxic' soil pollution report sparks new fears over safety of mainland's home-grown food

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 03:16am by Associated Press and agencies in Beijing

    ... and arsenic, said the report, announced jointly by the Environmental Protection Ministry and Land and Resources Ministry. The area of the mainland’s polluted soil is enough to cover an area twice ...

  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    To cut smog, Hebei turns to neighbours

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 02:26pm by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com The province is working with Beijing and Tianjin to devise solutions to clean up the region's notorious air pollution Hebei is pushing forward with research on how to reduce pollution in the northern province, including possibly through a joint-effort with neighbours Beijing and Tianjin to limit the number of days that cars can be on the road. ...




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