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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Live-chicken sellers' protest over rising wholesale price benefits no one

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:16am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Chicken protest in no one's interest Chickens hold a unique place in Chinese food culture. The obsession with fresh chicken has gone to such an extreme that it is guaranteed to make news whenever something goes wrong in the supply chain. As a predominantly Chinese society heavily dependent on mainland livestock supplies, Hong Kong has seen more than enough ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Absurd to compare animal activists to terrorists

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... of livestock to "defame the facility or its owner" on par with the terrorists behind the September 11 attacks. The so-called "Ag-Gag" bills make it almost impossible for activists to continue their exposés of mistreatment, thereby allowing farmers the freedom to treat livestock as they see fit. The American Farm Bureau Federation, a lobby group for the agricultural and meat ...

  3. Comment - Blogs - ENVIRONMENT

    Documentary maker captures mounting waste from Chinese population boom

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 06:29pm by Christy Choi

    ... the mounds of trash and excrement generated by its more than 20 million inhabitants. Livestock wander amongst the plastic, chewing on waste, while scavengers dig through the piles of rubbish looking ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    City University's pet project for vets school makes little sense

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 03:57am by Alex Lo

    ... will initially focus on researching infectious diseases and food safety instead of training vets. That would only make sense if Hong Kong had a big agricultural and livestock industry. Such an industry ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong must focus on saving water, to help save lives

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:34am by MAYLING CHAN

    ... that vacillate between heavy showers and severe dry periods, Oxfam has provided support for building more water collection points, for use by people and livestock. It has also assisted villagers ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Why stem-cell hamburger tastes like the future

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... to grow meat through livestock," Professor Mark Post, the lead researcher, said at a conference in Vancouver last year. "You are going to need alternatives. If we don't do anything, meat will become a luxury food and will become very expensive..." "Livestock also contributes a lot to greenhouse gas emissions, more so than our entire transport system," ...

  7. Comment - Blogs

    Film Review: A Clear Sky- important wake-up call on toll of China's industrialisation

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 12:09pm by Mandy Ng

    ... a camel during a snowstorm. They help a cow deliver a calf, which later dies. Livestock are crucial to the family, who make a living breeding and selling animals. But their old life is under ... But A Clear Sky challenges this, showing a giant coal mine expanding onto pastures, leaving little land for livestock. Heavy, dark smoke emits from nearby chimneys, polluting a once "clear ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, February 4, 2014

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 05:23am by LETTERS

    ... to the mainland, where animal husbandry practices put people and livestock together, and Hong Kong's status as a global transport hub is what gives health professionals the world over nightmares. Hong ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    In the face of global hunger, Hong Kong must stop wasting food

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 12:00am by MAYLING CHAN

    ... small livestock. As of March 2012, there were 1,872 vegetable farms covering 415 hectares that were registered under a government scheme in Hong Kong. There are many more that have ... Kong's fisheries and livestock sectors to use feed processed from food waste, given that its production and distribution are subject to stringent health inspections and regulations. Take pigs ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 12:00am

    ... cattle stem cells. The event will be the culmination of years of research to demonstrate that meat grown in culture dishes in the lab can one day be a viable alternative to meat from livestock ...




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