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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Rare seahorses found living in river estuaries off Lantau and Sai Kung

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:21am by Ernest Kao

    ... development An 18-month study by green groups has found seahorses and pipefish living in river estuaries off Lantau Island and Sai Kung. Major breeding grounds include Tung Chung Bay and the waters ... at Kat O (Crooked Island) and Ping Chau. To the west, between Lantau Island and Chep Lap Kok Airport, seaweed pipefish were spotted in Tung Chung Bay, Hau Hok Wan and Sha Lo Wan. Ching said many ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1480929/green-study-reveals-rare-seahorses-risk-government-development
  2. Lifestyle - Health - ENVIRONMENT

    Typhoon Kai-Tak helps clean up plastic pellets dumped by Vicente

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... to separate the pellets. Keilem Ng, 31, a volunteer from green group Eco Marine, was in Chi Ma Wan near Mui Wo on Lantau Island yesterday. "The participation by the public has been wonderful," she said, with about 300 volunteers cleaning up Lantau Island beaches yesterday. About 350 volunteers are expected today at the same beaches. A spokeswoman for Sinopec said the company ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1018164/typhoon-kai-tak-helps-clean-plastic-pellets-dumped-vicente
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Two new marine parks pledged for Lantau amid third runway hearings

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:03am by Ernest Kao

    ... of its own Chinese white dolphin conservation programme. The proposed parks will cover 660 hectares off southwest Lantau and 1,270 hectares around the Soko Islands archipelago, in a bid ... pledged amid runway hearings In the midst of environmental hearings on a proposed third runway, conservation authorities have made a surprise pledge to designate two new marine parks off Lantau ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1583167/government-accused-marine-park-pledge-take-pressure-bid-third-runway
  4. News - ENVIRONMENT

    Pollution fears over debris and rubble dumped near Lantau river

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Pollution fear over debris dumped near Lantau river Green group WWF Hong Kong is concerned about possible pollution of the Tung Chung River after it found tonnes of construction waste had been dumped on nearby farmland. Construction debris and rubble covering an area bigger than a soccer pitch was found in Shek Mun Kap on Lantau Island ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/article/1026553/pollution-fears-over-debris-and-rubble-dumped-near-lantau-river
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Rare appearance has butterfly fans aflutter

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... of the silver forget-me-not butterfly recorded in the city. It was first spotted in October 1967 in Southern District. The second time, after 38 years, was in Sha Lo Wan on Lantau Island in 2005. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1331007/rare-appearance-has-butterfly-fans-aflutter
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Lantau cows' relocation scheme 'as stressful as interplanetary travel': campaigners

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 03:28am by Ernest Kao

    ... of the cows roaming on the field beside the Chong Hing Water Sports Centre did not call the area home. The 21 ruminants were moved there from Lantau Island in November as part of the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department's cross-district relocation scheme. Under the scheme, 29 stray cattle were also moved from Sai Kung to the Shek Pik Reservoir area on Lantau. The idea ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1458621/lantau-cows-relocation-scheme-stressful-interplanetary-travel
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Air quality 'not that bad' near Tuen Mun site

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... generated by various "not-in-my-backyard" facilities. Dolphin Conservation Society chairman Samuel Hung Ka-yiu said Lung Kwu Tan and Siu Ho Wan on Lantau Island- another of the proposed ... further". The other proposed reclamation sites are Sunny Bay on Lantau and southwest Tsing Yi.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1207183/air-quality-not-bad-near-tuen-mun-site
  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Guangdong coastal water quality is declining, with worst areas around Hong Kong

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... to the consistently high pollution found in the Pearl River every year. "Water around Tuen Mun, northern Lantau Island as well as Stanley, Clear Water Bay and Lamma Island has worsened as a result," ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1238541/guangdong-coastal-water-quality-declining-worst-areas-around-hong-kong
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Green council backs new emissions caps challenged by power companies

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 04:33am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Electric, which serves Hong Kong Island and Lamma Island, will have to further cut emissions by between 5 and 20 per cent. CLP Power, which supplies Kowloon, the New Territories, Lantau and outlying islands, is spared the more restrictive caps except for sulphur dioxide emitted from its gas-fired Black Point Power Station in Tuen Mun, which must be cut by 80 per cent from 2017 to 2019. The new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1615862/green-council-backs-new-emissions-caps-challenged-power-companies
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Environment chief calls for talks on Lantau incinerator

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:09pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... an incinerator with a capacity of 3,000 tonnes at Soko Island, south Lantau. The project is now being challenged in court. It also proposed to expand the three strategic landfills in Tuen Mun, Ta Kwu ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1132897/environment-chief-calls-talks-lantau-incinerator

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