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  1. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Planners to probe villagers' felling of mangrove

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 04:15am by Ernest Kao, CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Ernest Kao and Cheung Chi-fai Probe into villagers' felling of mangrove Planning authorities are investigating whether the tearing down of a mangrove at a north Lantau bay on Sunday ... the SSSI. Villagers say they want to farm the land again but their land-use rights will be restricted. Residents blame construction of the North Lantau Highway in the 1990s for blocking discharge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580649/planning-department-will-investigate-felling-mangrove-villagers
  2. Business - Money

    Lantau cow massacre – progress at last

    Posted Oct 31st 2013, 06:36pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Anna Healy Fenton anna.fenton@scmp.com It’s five months since eight feral cattle were killed in a heartless hit and run around the Upper Cheung Sha Beach section of the South Lantau Road, ... element was involved". Police accused of not caring "They reacted in a very uncaring manner," said Jacqui Green, spokeswoman for the Protection of Animals Lantau South, (PALS). ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/wealth/article/1344621/lantau-cow-massacre-progress-last
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Planners blocked from village in mangrove row

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

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Gate stops officials from checking whether rules were broken at ecologically important site Planners blocked from village in mangrove row Almost two weeks 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. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1585375/planners-blocked-village-mangrove-row
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    New Territories villagers must play by the rules

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 03:14am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial NT villagers must play by the rules Striking the right balance between development and the environment is easier said than done. It is even harder when conservation is seen as infringing on private property rights. In a protest against development restrictions in northern Lantau, angry villagers bulldozed an ecologically sensitive mangrove in front of media cameras ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1580942/new-territories-villagers-must-play-rules
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Number of prisoners in Hong Kong hits record low

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 04:56am by Lana Lam

    ... prisoners. This prompted a controversial plan to build a HK$12 billion super prison on Hei Ling Chau, an island off southern Lantau, but it was scrapped in 2004 because of community opposition. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1586883/prison-population-hits-record-low-theyre-spending-more-time-remand
  6. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Lantau buffalo activists want cameras along roads to deter speeding

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Association says surveillance cameras should be placed along South Lantau Road Activists urge action to prevent cow deaths The Lantau Buffalo Association wants to buy and install surveillance cameras along South Lantau Road in a bid to prevent hit-and-run accidents like the one that left eight feral cows dead in June. "It was cows then, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1325417/lantau-buffalo-activists-want-cameras-along-roads-deter-speeding
  7. Comment - Blogs

    Lantau buffalo and cattle – common sense prevails

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 03:22pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... is a piece of fenced government land, with a locked gate. So the Lantau Buffalo Association asked the Lands Department to open the gate to this area, so that the cattle can be safely kept inside ... because a human upset them. Pui O problems Unfortunately the Cattle – human interface on Lantau is tricky and getting more so. Billy is a very friendly young bullock in Pui O who loves people. He ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1330233/lantau-buffalo-and-cattle-common-sense-prevails
  8. Comment - Letters

    Follow best practice on waste incineration, and think local

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 03:40am by LETTERS

    ... Incinerator plans may waste chance for what is best for Hong Kong As project designer of a conservation group on Lantau, I wish to respond to the letter by Elvis W. K. Au, assistant ... Hong Kong. The government has already signed contracts so it is reluctant to change tack. But what is really best for Hong Kong? Jenny Quinton, Ark Eden Foundation, Lantau ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1573735/follow-best-practice-waste-incineration-and-think-local
  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Build a ‘parkland city’ in Lantau South: Akers-Jones

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 12:00am by Gary Cheung and Olga Wong

    ... Gary Cheung and Olga Wong Ex-chief secretary’s idea shot down by man who laid down master plan for country parks in 1965 Build a ‘parkland city’ in Lantau South: Akers-Jones A former chief secretary has proposed developing part of Lantau South Country Park as a "Parkland City" with nature trails, bicycle tracks and flats, saying some land had been included in country parks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1313367/build-parkland-city-lantau-south-akers-jones
  10. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Villagers fighting conservation have made millions selling land

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 06:02am by CHI FAI CHEUNG, Ernest Kao

    ... millions on land Property owners in Lantau's Tai Ho villages, where a conflict over conservation recently erupted, have sold up to 70 per cent of their land to developers for at least tens ... on their land, as they have claimed, a rural leader insisted their property rights be respected. On Sunday, some residents of the north Lantau villages of Pak Mong, Tai Ho and Ngau Kwu Long cleared part ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580917/villagers-fighting-conservation-have-made-millions-selling-land

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