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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARTS

    Photographer defies light pollution to capture stunning night shots of Hong Kong skies

    Posted May 09th 2014, 08:40pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... astronomy shots have been featured in the Hong Kong Space Museum, and the photographer has lent his knowledge of the city's skies to a 2008 light pollution research project at the University ... of Hong Kong's skies- as well as the need to protect them from the city's notorious light pollution. "Most Hong Kong people didn't pay much attention to natural ecological ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1507457/photographer-defies-light-pollution-capture-stunning-night
  2. News - China

    Beijing shrouded in worst smog in months – as photo apps which mask pollution take off

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 06:14pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... Laura Zhou Laura.zhou@scmp.com Weather forecasters warning pollution would continue to plague the city into the weekend, the Beijing Morning Post reported. The capital choked in the worst smog in months on Thursday with weather forecasters warning pollution would continue to plague the city into the weekend, the Beijing Morning Post reported. The “heavy pollution” was blamed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1546659/beijing-shrouded-worst-smog-months-photo-apps-which-mask-pollution-take
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong needs a 'lights out' law

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am by EDWIN LAU

    ... of complaints from those affected by light pollution, from grass-roots families to wealthy home owners. Many of them live right next to flashing billboards. They are desperate to get help, and have appealed to green groups, legislators and the government. Four years after former chief executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen announced in his policy address that he would tackle light pollution ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1046164/hong-kong-needs-lights-out-law
  4. Business - Economy - LIGHT POLLUTION

    Higher rent may be the price for a good night’s sleep

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 11:18am by Richard Wong

    ... Richard Wong The market has found its own way of dealing with light pollution in Hong Kong, where higher rents may be the price for a good night's sleep Neon nuisance Nobel laureate ... for light pollution, with levels in Tsim Sha Tsui reportedly up to 1,200 times brighter than a normal dark sky. The government is considering controls on neon lights to protect those living ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1549450/higher-rent-may-be-price-good-nights-sleep
  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    How one Hongkonger is lighting up the night skies, with fireflies

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 09:36am by Elaine Yau

    ... writes Elaine Yau A light in the dark Who would have thought a holiday in Japan could be such a life changer? For former teacher Mark Mak Siu-fung, a trip six years ago to Kitakyushu in Fukuoka ... of fireflies as their larvae live in damp, dark areas. But as the city industrialised, effluent from steel plants polluted the waterways and firefly populations shrunk. Saddened by their disappearance, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1531733/how-one-hongkonger-lighting-night-skies-fireflies
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Polluting marine vessels must find no welcome in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:58pm by KWONG SUM YIN

    ... Kwong Sum Yin Kwong Sum Yin says officials must act now to curb emissions Polluting marine vessels must find no welcome here In a recent South China Morning Post online poll, readers named pollution as Hong Kong's biggest eyesore. The days when the city's skyline is shrouded in smog come to mind. Equally, we think of the sight of giant ocean-going vessels sailing in local ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1528632/polluting-marine-vessels-must-find-no-welcome-hong-kong
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Public, industry agree on light pollution so why don't officials act?

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by EDWIN LAU

    ... to advise the government on effective measures to tackle light pollution. It was given a year to explore solutions. Yet, after two years of discussion, the task force still could not give ... came out of the consultations. Firstly, the majority of the public supported the government introducing mandatory controls. Some asked if the legislative process could be speeded up as light ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1316100/public-industry-agree-light-pollution-so-why-dont-officials
  8. Comment - Letters

    Action needed against light polluters

    Posted May 18th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Task force must fix glaring failure to expose light polluters Friends of the Earth (HK) has handled a lot of light pollution complaints, including excessive lighting problems caused ... the company's stores at International Finance Centre, Hysan Place and Festival Walk to check complaints of excessive light pollution. At its IFC store, for example, which closes at 9pm every night, we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1240212/action-needed-against-light-polluters
  9. Officials urge guidelines on light pollution

    Posted Mar 24th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Environment officials opted to introduce voluntary guidelines rather than laws to combat light pollution, saying enforcement would be difficult and unsuitable. According to a paper on light pollution submitted to the legislature yesterday, the guidelines would recommend switching off outdoor displays after 11pm and avoiding or minimising flashing lights. A task force ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/741848/officials-urge-guidelines-light-pollution
  10. Comment - Blogs

    Breathe easy, Vancouver: Your worst air pollution would be welcome relief in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 09:51am by Ian Young

    ... Ian Young Vancouver’s recent smog alert can’t match everyday pollutant levels in the SAR I’ll wager I wasn’t the only former Hong Kong resident who cocked an eyebrow last week when Metro ... on the happy hordes whose reddening bodies littered local parks like battle dead after the War of the Bikinis. The only air pollutants I could detect were suntan lotion, barbeque smoke and the skunky ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1557420/breathe-easy-vancouver-your-worst-air-pollution-would-be-welcome

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