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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Tsing Yi toxic waste facility may be moved

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... whether it is desirable and safe," he said. The incinerator occupies a two-hectare site on southeastern Tsing Yi, close to the Kwai Tsing dock from where it collects oily or noxious liquid ... Kwai Tsing district councillor Tam Wai-chun said she had not received any complaints about the incinerator from residents, but would support its relocation. "Who wants something like ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1228524/tsing-yi-toxic-waste-facility-may-be-moved
  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

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

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

    ... and overhead pathways will connect the towers, which are expected to cater for 180,000 to 220,000 workers. Four environmental groups based in Hong Kong- WWF, Green Sense, the Hong Kong Bird Watching ... reserve, even though the developers and authorities have hailed the park's new villas, artificial lake and yacht docks as a haven for birds," Xiong said. "To make the wetland park ...

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

    Toxic alert as Hong Kong suffers highest number of red tides in 26 years

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 05:24pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... shifting. They would not rule out the possibility that a lethal red tide- that can kill off marine life en masse- could strike soon, although these are almost impossible to forecast. "The more algal blooms we have, the higher the probability that a toxic red tide will strike," said Professor Rudolf Wu Shiu-sun, director of the University of Hong Kong's school of biological ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580362/hong-kong-suffers-most-red-tide-outbreaks-records-began-experts-warn
  4. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Mexican project to feature Chinese goods fined over environmental issues

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 07:20am by AP

    ... the already-huge cruise-ship dock there. Rodrigo Navarro, of the Ocean Futures Society, said the cruise-port operators were sinking pilings into the ocean floor without putting up the protective membranes that were supposed to protect surrounding coral beds from sediment kicked up by the project or potential oil spills. Navarro also said the new arm of the dock would force ships to manoeuvre only 22 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1575031/mexican-project-feature-chinese-goods-fined-over-environmental-issues
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Runway report slammed for leaving out risk of polluting vessels

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:13am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... cent did not believe the government would strike a good balance between development and conservation.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573020/runway-report-slammed-leaving-out-risk-polluting-vessels
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    University 'o-camps' need to cut back on waste, Friends of the Earth says

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 04:38am by VICTORIA ANN DUTHIE

    ... "We should aim to strike a balance between leisure and environmental protection." But going green does not necessarily detract from the fun. Friends of the Earth's project encourages ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1562115/university-o-camps-need-cut-back-waste-friends-earth-says
  7. News - China Insider - ENVIRONMENT

    Q&A: Endangered wildlife trading at the Myanmar-China border

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:03pm by Silvio Carrillo and Patrick Boehler

    ... can thrive; drugs production and trafficking (heroin and methamphetamine), people trafficking (sex workers), arms trafficking and illegal wildlife products. It is at the crossroads ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1561061/qa-endangered-wildlife-trading-myanmar-china-border
  8. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Great white shark population growing, new US analysis of data finds

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 09:43pm by Reuters

    ... especially sea lions and seals. In addition, white sharks have been protected as a prohibited species, making it illegal to bring a great white to dock. He said he and some other shark experts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1534905/great-white-shark-population-growing-new-us-analysis-data-finds
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    You can't run or hide: Hong Kong pollution threatens vulnerable street workers

    Posted May 12th 2014, 04:45am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Street workers such as newspaper vendors have no escape from the smog in Central, where rush-hour levels greatly exceed healthy limits 'Pollution: you can't run or hide from it' From 8am to 6pm, seven days a week, newspaper vendor Lee Fuk faces declining paper sales, rising tobacco duties and the possibility of inclement weather. He has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1509861/newspaper-vendors-bear-brunt-hong-kongs-pollution
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Plan for green-belt site misses wood for the trees: campaigners

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:10am by Olga Wong

    ... greenery. Is he breaking his promise?" Ng asked. Chau Kwai-cheong, a geography professor at Chinese University and a planning board member, said building on green-belt land was a major policy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1523995/plan-green-belt-site-misses-wood-trees-campaigners

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