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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Planners blocked from village in mangrove row

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 03:55am by Ernest Kao

    ... on from the razing of a mangrove in an ecologically important North Lantau bay, a blocked footpath has thwarted planning officials' efforts to check whether zoning rules have been breached. ... is padlocked and stands about 1.8 metres high. Villagers blocked the path last month in protest over a new zoning plan that would add teeth to the SSSI status and, they say, harm their right to develop ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1585375/planners-blocked-village-mangrove-row
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Villagers in Lantau destroy mangrove in bid to halt 'protected status' plan

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Demonstrators in northern Lantau fear their rights to farm and build small houses will be restricted if area nearby gets protected status Villagers in zoning row raze mangrove Dozens of villagers in northern Lantau chopped down a mangrove near an ecologically sensitive bay yesterday to protest against a government move to zone areas on the fringes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580476/villagers-northern-lantau-destroy-mangrove-protest-over-potential
  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Shenzhen's reach for stars puts Deep Bay wetland birds at risk

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:24am by He Huifeng

    ... in reaching for sky Shenzhen's plan to convert wetlands on the shores of Deep Bay, off northwestern Hong Kong, into a commercial zone with soaring skyscrapers will pose a major threat to bird ... protection". Shenzhen had more than 530 hectares of mangrove forest in the early 1980s, one of the mainland's most important wetland conservation zones. Today, less than a quarter of that space- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1575113/shenzhens-reach-stars-puts-deep-bay-wetland-birds-risk
  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Jack Ma says Scotland hunting trip was to 'study animal conservation'

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 03:03am by Chris Luo

    ... the development of conservation zones in Europe and examine the control of wild animal populations. "It is utterly different from [what] the … pictures in the media reports showed, and is a far cry ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1571599/conservation-not-recreation-behind-uk-hunting-trip-internet-jack-ma-says
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Clam diggers' use of salt to lure prey damaging coastal ecology, conservationists say

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... of a marine or country park. The Ha Pak Nai mudflat is not protected by any statutory zoning plan, despite the presence of the endangered horseshoe crab. The department also told Lee ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570220/clam-diggers-use-salt-lure-prey-damaging-coastal-ecology
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

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

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

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Proposal to clear the air by diverting traffic from Des Voeux Road Central Planners want buses off Central road Busy Des Voeux Road Central in the heart of Hong Kong's business district should be transformed into a bus-free zone so that pedestrians and office workers can breathe cleaner air, the Institute of Planners has suggested ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1499424/joint-study-proposes-vehicle-ban-cleaner-air-des-voeux-road-central
  7. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    US joins island nations in creating vast Pacific Ocean sanctuary

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 09:54pm by AFP

    ... an endless underwater utopia is now riddled with bleached coral reefs and massive dead zones." "Unfortunately today, there's no proper law enforcement capacity and little ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1535698/us-joins-island-nations-creating-vast-pacific-ocean-sanctuary
  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Scientists propose building 160km pipe to funnel polluted Bohai drinking water to Beijing

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 04:52pm by Mandy Zuo and Andrea Chen

    ... green zone. "Our present city planning attaches little importance to the protection and use of wind environments in suburban areas," said Ding Jun, associate researcher at the BASS ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1529292/scientists-propose-building-160km-pipe-funnel-polluted-bohai-water
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    'Living fossil' at risk from waste water in country park enclave: scientists

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:10am by Ernest Kao

    ... to protect, either through zoning or by folding them into country park: a process that is proving controversial amid clashes between conservationists and landowners, who feel their rights ... to the government. The rest is privately owned. Tai Tan and three nearby villages are part of a 70 hectare development permission area, drawn up by planners to control building while a zoning plan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1523996/living-fossil-risk-waste-water-country-park-enclave-scientists
  10. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    British Virgin Islands declare sanctuary for sharks

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 10:03pm by AP

    ... exclusive economic zone. Shark fishing has grown rapidly in recent decades, driven by rising demand, mainly in China, for shark fin soup. Because of their long life spans and low fertility rates, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1519043/british-virgin-islands-declare-sanctuary-sharks

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