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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Villagers hit another roadblock in Sai Kung village

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:35am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... to be a land dispute at Ho Chung New Village. Residents want the Fire Services Department to reconsider taking up its responsibility of enforcing safety rules by removing the debris. They claim ... to represent the village cited land-related disputes and dissatisfaction with officials from the Home Affairs Department. Earlier, the department coordinated enforcement action against illegal ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Officials accused of failing to help blocked-off Ho Chung village in Sai Kung

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 04:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... spaces, villagers said. The Lands Department has not replied since September 16 to inquiries about its role in the row and why it cannot resolve the dispute. Village representative Cheung ...

  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese fishermen plead not guilty to Philippine poaching charges

    Posted May 21st 2014, 04:00pm by Reuters

    ... they were caught with hundreds of marine turtles in a disputed shoal in the South China Sea. A maritime unit of the Philippine National Police intercepted the Chinese-flagged fishing boat and arrested its 11 crew members this month at Half Moon shoal in the disputed Spratly islands. If convicted of poaching a protected species, the men face prison terms of 12 to 20 years. They were ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Soft coral found living in Victoria Harbour points to cleaner water

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:56am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... to the disputed islands two years ago. Under close surveillance from marine officers, the activists sailed out of the Shau Kei Wan typhoon shelter towards the anchorage area off Kowloon Bay, where ...

  5. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Global Oceans Commission calls for international maritime police force

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 04:53pm by The Guardian in London

    ... that are certainly anarchic.” David Miliband Miliband said the commission was talking to the International Maritime Organisation about adopting new regulations to require all fishing vessels to be fitted ...

  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Groundwater monitoring system 'three years away'

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 05:04am by Li Jing

    ... and called for an effective monitoring system to be in place by next year. But the target has now been extended to three years. Some experts have said the delay was due to a dispute over regulatory ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Airport's dolphin experts told 'show evidence development won't drive creatures away'

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:26am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... would return when disruption from the works ended. The dispute over the prospects for the dolphin began after the government released its environmental impact assessment report for a public ...

  8. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Obama's delay of Keystone pipeline decision angers proponents and critics

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:39am by AP

    ... of jobs and reduce reliance on Mideast oil. But Obama and environmental groups dispute that. Environmentalists argue the pipeline would significantly increase carbon dioxide emissions, which ...

  9. News - China Insider - ENVIRONMENT

    Outcry after Chinese tourists pictured hunting rare sea creatures in disputed Paracel Islands

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 12:32pm by Amy Li

    ... Amy Li chunxiao.li@scmp.com Months after the first Chinese tour ship sailed into the disputed Paracel Islands claimed by both China and Vietnam, the country’s online community has ... Taobao, tour packages that allow visitors to camp on the the Paracel Islands, advertised as “outdoor wildlife exploration trips,” are being sold at 8500 yuan.  Cruise trips to the disputed islands cost ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Officials dispute dumping claims

    Posted Jul 27th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Reliable figures on how much imported plastic waste ends up in local landfills prove hard to find as recyclers press for licensing system Officials dispute dumping claims Recyclers and the government remained divided yesterday over the amount of foreign plastic waste dumped in local landfills, with the Environmental Protection Department saying ...




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